Definition of wringing in English:



  • Extremely wet; soaked.

    ‘he was wringing with sweat’
    as submodifier ‘my jacket's wringing wet!’
    • ‘This renders it damp enough to work with, but not wringing wet.’
    • ‘I taxi to my dispersal point, shut down the engine, and clambered out; my flight suit wringing wet with sweat.’
    • ‘Parlier looked down as sweat droplets beaded from his face and fell onto the deck; his surgical gloves were wringing wet with perspiration.’
    • ‘She's dressed as she was at Pluskat's, dungarees and a work shirt, wringing wet.’
    • ‘What little sleep she managed to get the night before had been troubled by dreams of violence and talking animals, and she had awakened, time and again, wringing wet.’
    soft and wet, mushy, squashy, pulpy, pappy, slushy, sloppy, squelchy, squishy, oozy, doughy, semi-liquid, over-moist
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