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moist

 (moist)
adj. moist·er, moist·est
1. Slightly wet; damp: a moist sponge; a dog's moist nose.
2. Humid: the moist gulf air.
3. Characterized by considerable rainfall; rainy: a moist climate.
4. Juicy or succulent; not dried out: Basting keeps the turkey moist in the oven.
5. Tearful: moist eyes.

[Middle English moiste, from Old French, alteration (influenced by Latin musteus, juicy) of Vulgar Latin *muscidus, alteration of Latin mūcidus, moldy, from mūcus, mucus.]

moist′ly adv.
moist′ness n.

moist

(mɔɪst)
adj
1. slightly damp or wet
2. saturated with or suggestive of moisture
[C14: from Old French, ultimately related to Latin mūcidus musty, from mūcus mucus]
ˈmoistly adv
ˈmoistness n

moist

(mɔɪst)

adj. -er, -est.
1. slightly wet; damp.
2. (of the eyes) tearful.
3. (of the air) having high humidity.
[1325–75; Middle English moiste < Middle French, perhaps < Vulgar Latin *muscidus, a cross of Latin mūcidus musty, with musteus juicy, adj. derivative of mustum must2]
moist′ly, adv.
moist′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.moist - slightly wetmoist - slightly wet; "clothes damp with perspiration"; "a moist breeze"; "eyes moist with tears"
wet - covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather"

moist

adjective damp, wet, dripping, rainy, soggy, humid, dank, clammy, dewy, not dry, drizzly, dampish, wettish Wipe off any excess with a clean, moist flannel.

moist

adjective
Slightly wet:
Translations
رطْب، مُبْتَلمُبَلّلُ
vlhký
fugtig
feuchthumide
kostea
vlažan
nyirkos
rakur
湿った
축축한
drėkinamasis kremasdrėkinamasis pienelispalaikyti drėgnumą
mikls, valgsmitrs
vlažen
fuktig
ชื้น
nemlirutubetliıslak
ẩm ướt

moist

[mɔɪst] ADJ (moister (compar) (moistest (superl))) [atmosphere, soil, cloth] → húmedo; [cake] → esponjoso
moist with sthhúmedo de algo
his hands were moist with perspirationtenía las manos húmedas del sudor
her eyes were moist with tearstenía los ojos llorosos

moist

[ˈmɔɪst] adj
[soil] → humide
Make sure the soil is moist → Assurez-vous que la terre est humide.
[cloth] → humide
[cake] → onctueux/euse; [meat] → juteux/euse

moist

adj (+er)feucht (→ from, with vor +dat); moist with tearsfeucht von Tränen, tränenfeucht; moist with dewtaufeucht

moist

[mɔɪst] adj (-er (comp) (-est (superl))) (gen) → umido/a; (cake) → soffice
eyes moist with tears → occhi umidi di lacrime

moist

(moist) adjective
damp; slightly wet. moist, fertile soil.
ˈmoistly adverb
ˈmoistness noun
moisten (ˈmoisn) verb
to wet slightly. He moistened (= licked) his lips.
moisture (ˈmoistʃə) noun
(the quality of) dampness. This soil needs moisture.
ˈmoisturize, ˈmoisturise (-stʃə-) verb
to keep the moisture in (skin). This cream is used to moisturize the skin.
ˈmoisturizer, ˈmoisturiser noun

moist

مُبَلّلُ vlhký fugtig feucht υγρός húmedo kostea moite vlažan umido 湿った 축축한 vochtig fuktig wilgotny húmido, úmido влажный fuktig ชื้น ıslak ẩm ướt 潮湿的

moist

adj húmedo