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Meaning of WATERY

Pronunciation:  'woturee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  overly diluted; thin and insipid; "washy coffee"; "watery milk"; "weak tea"
  2. [adj]  relating to or resembling or consisting of water; "a watery grave"
  3. [adj]  filled or brimming with tears; "swimming eyes"; "watery eyes"; "sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid"
  4. [adj]  wet with secreted or exuded moisture such as sweat or blood or tears; "wiped his reeking neck"
  5. [adj]  filled with water; "watery soil"
 

WATERY is a 6 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: dilute, diluted, dripping, liquid, reeking, swimming, tearful, washy, weak, wet
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wa"ter*y\, a. [AS. w[ae]terig.]
1. Of or pertaining to water; consisting of water. ``The
   watery god.'' --Dryden. ``Fish within their watery
   residence.'' --Milton.

2. Abounding with water; wet; hence, tearful.

3. Resembling water; thin or transparent, as a liquid; as,
   watery humors.

         The oily and watery parts of the aliment.
                                               --Arbuthnot.

4. Hence, abounding in thin, tasteless, or insipid fluid;
   tasteless; insipid; vapid; spiritless.

 

 

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