Definition of sopping in English:

sopping

adjective

  • Saturated with liquid; wet through.

    ‘get those sopping clothes off’
    [as submodifier] ‘the handkerchief was sopping wet’
    • ‘He took one look at their sopping clothes, the chunks of food all over them and the general dishevelment of their appearance before laughing.’
    • ‘She stood in the door and looked at them, taking in their sopping wet clothing and shivering arms.’
    • ‘I sat in the bathroom, staring at my reflection as I brushed my sopping wet hair.’
    • ‘‘She's going down to the pier with me,’ Jared stated, entering the kitchen, sopping wet.’
    • ‘Smiling cheerfully, she walked towards the sopping wet child.’
    • ‘He looked down again; his sopping wet hair shadowed his face.’
    • ‘My clothes were sopping wet and dripping all over the driver's seat but I didn't care.’
    • ‘Stunned, he slowly made his way to the doorstep, sopping wet.’
    • ‘Both were sopping wet, which Cixi explained by saying that it was raining pretty hard outside.’
    • ‘The entire room was soaking and sopping wet when we entered.’
    • ‘The floor where his feet had been was sopping wet, covered in dead pine needles.’
    • ‘His keen golden eyes showed that he was not drunk, but his sopping wet clothes and hair confirmed her suspicions that he had been.’
    • ‘Suna and Astrid began stripping off her sopping wet clothes, as the others prepared her bath.’
    • ‘They were both sopping wet and they looked like they had come out of someone's apartment or something, but I couldn't think of who they knew well enough, down that way.’
    • ‘Tears continued down my cheeks, but I could no longer even feel them, I was so totally and thoroughly sopping wet.’
    • ‘The bone-chilling cold cut through his sopping wet clothes, numbing the wounds in his shoulder and side.’
    • ‘He examined us closer, nodding in understanding when he noticed that we were both sopping wet.’
    • ‘After stripping from the sopping wet ones she wore, she toweled off and pulled the clothes from the rail.’
    • ‘He was flat on his back, sopping wet but not in the shower.’
    • ‘They were both sopping wet when Kevin finally reached her, but he saw that Amy had been crying.’
    soft and wet, mushy, squashy, pulpy, pappy, slushy, sloppy, squelchy, squishy, oozy, doughy, semi-liquid, over-moist
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Origin

Mid 19th century: present participle of sop.

Pronunciation:

sopping

/ˈsäpiNG/