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Meaning of SOAKING

Pronunciation:  s'owking

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  washing something by allowing it to soak
  2. [n]  the act of making something completely wet; "he gave it a good drenching"
  3. [n]  the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid); "a good soak put life back in the wagon"
  4. [adv]  extremely wet; "dripping wet"; "soaking wet"
  5. [adj]  wet through and through; thoroughly wet; "stood at the door drenched (or soaked) by the rain"; "a shirt saturated with perspiration"; "his shoes were sopping (or soaking)"; "the speaker's sodden collar"; "soppy clothes"

SOAKING is a 7 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: drenched, drenching, dripping, saturated, soak, soak, soakage, soaked, sodden, sopping, sopping, soppy, souse, sousing, wet
 See Also: action, activity, lavation, natural action, natural process, wash, washing, wetting



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Soak"ing\, a.
Wetting thoroughly; drenching; as, a soaking rain. --
{Soak"ing*ly}, adv.