Definition of sweaty in English:

sweaty

adjective

  • Exuding, soaked in, or inducing sweat.

    ‘my feet got so hot and sweaty’
    • ‘The local beach bar was everything the yacht wasn't: small, dark, packed and sweaty.’
    • ‘If you shout at them their big sweaty dad will return from the beach and batter you with your broken hedge-trimmer.’
    • ‘He appears to glide effortlessly to unfamiliar locations without becoming even slightly sweaty.’
    • ‘Four hours later, I emerged at Alicia's house, tired and sweaty, clutching the cat in my arms.’
    • ‘Inside a studio large enough to house a couple of jumbo jets, a reconstruction of a tiny, sweaty club has been built.’
    • ‘Standing in the aisle breathing in the BO of the sweaty commuter souls around me.’
    • ‘An operation cured the sweaty palms but Abbi still suffers from sweaty feet.’
    • ‘If I look hot, sweaty and as if I'm in pain, then that's the reality and that's the way it is.’
    • ‘At least one pub is packed to the rafters with sweaty and chanting fans watching games on the big screen.’
    • ‘I wiped my sweaty palms on my jeans because I did not want to let them know I was frightened.’
    • ‘I felt absorbed into the farm today, forgetting about how sweaty and dirty and tired I was.’
    • ‘It makes you hot, sweaty, thirsty and uncomfortable and too much of it gives you cancer.’
    • ‘He spent an entire season on a task he could have completed in one sweaty afternoon.’
    • ‘All over the vet's black rubber table top there were little sweaty paw prints.’
    • ‘Every time the door opens to eject another sweaty dancer, clouds of steam waft out to envelope us in a damp mist.’
    • ‘Hit your head on the nu-punk rock at this sweaty day of debauchery featuring tons of bands.’
    • ‘Outside the café is the best patio in the city, perfect for a hot and sweaty summer night.’
    • ‘Such al fresco activity surely beats aerobics in a sports hall or regular visits to a hot and sweaty gym.’
    • ‘The level of humidity found in this part of the US at this time of year has to be a sweaty and debilitating factor.’
    • ‘The enormous concert hall is packed, sweaty and anxious for the first star to take the stage.’
    perspiring, sweating, clammy, sticky, glowing, moist, damp, slimy, soggy, dripping, drenched
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Pronunciation

sweaty

/ˈswɛti/