Definition of soddenly in US English:



  • See sodden

    • ‘During that day and night the men slept soddenly, side by side on the boxcar door.’
    • ‘The 11 tracks on his 12 th album plod soddenly, leaden of pace and bleak of atmosphere.’
    • ‘Actually, despite its soddenly melodramatic moments, a lot of About a Boy is quite funny.’
    • ‘He dragged open the door with great effort, then clung to its edge with one clenched hand, his body slumped soddenly to one side.’
    • ‘In the 15th round the next day, before 16,000 unbelieving customers, Jim Jeffries sank soddenly to the canvas, his once awesome right draped over the lower rope of the ring.’