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dew·y

 (do͞o′ē, dyo͞o′ē)
adj. dew·i·er, dew·i·est
1. Moist with or as if with dew: dewy grass in early morning.
2. Accompanied by dew: a dewy morning.
3. Suggestive of the freshness or purity of dew, as in innocence or naiveté: the dewy outlook of youth.

dew′i·ly adv.
dew′i·ness n.

dewy

(ˈdjuːɪ)
adj, dewier or dewiest
1. moist with or as with dew: a dewy complexion.
2. of or resembling dew
3. poetic suggesting, falling, or refreshing like dew: dewy sleep.
ˈdewily adv
ˈdewiness n

dew•y

(ˈdu i, ˈdyu i)

adj. dew•i•er, dew•i•est.
1. moist with dew.
[before 1000]
dew′i•ly, adv.
dew′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dewy - wet with dewdewy - wet with dew        
wet - covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather"
Translations

dewy

[ˈdjuːɪ] ADJ (dewier (compar) (dewiest (superl))) [grass] → cubierto de rocío; [eyes] → húmedo

dewy

adj (+er) grass, morningtaufeucht; skintaufrisch; her eyes were dewyihre Augen hatten einen feuchten Schimmer

dewy

[ˈdjuːɪ] adjbagnato/a di rugiada, rugiadoso/a
References in classic literature ?
Fire-flies hung in bright clusters on the dewy leaves, that waved in the cool night-wind; and the flowers stood gazing, in very wonder, at the little Elves, who lay among the fern-leaves, swung in the vine-boughs, sailed on the lake in lily cups, or danced on the mossy ground, to the music of the hare-bells, who rung out their merriest peal in honor of the night.
An opiate vapour, dewy, dim, Exhales from out her golden rim, And, softly dripping, drop by drop, Upon the quiet mountain top.
Once there was an old aged man over at Mellstock--William Dewy by name--one of the family that used to do a good deal of business as tranters over there, Jonathan, do ye mind?
It seemed as if we could hear the corn growing in the night; under the stars one caught a faint crackling in the dewy, heavy-odoured cornfields where the feathered stalks stood so juicy and green.
He turned and strode away, very much at random, across the dewy fields, his half-penitent tormentor quietly watching him from his point of vantage in the saddle till he disappeared beyond an array of trees.
And I didn't; for who could hope to compete with the sun, who was making the whole dewy world shake with laughter at his brilliancy, or with the birds, any one of whom was a poet at least equal to Herrick?
The sun was only just appearing from behind the clouds, the air was fresh and dewy.
A wind, loosened from wild places far away, steals out to blow over dewy, star-lit, immemorial hills.
The long fields by the shore were dewy and fresh in that first fine, purely-tinted light.
The crop was a splendid one, and bright, hot summer days had set in with short, dewy nights.
His way led, all in the dewy morn, past the verge of Sherwood Forest, where the birds were welcoming the lovely day with a great and merry jubilee.
This is the correct Andalusian dawn now - crisp, fresh, dewy, fragrant, pungent - "