Results for damp

Definitions of damp:

part of speech: noun

Vapor, mist: moist air: lowness of spirits:- pl. dangerous vapors in mines, etc.

part of speech: verb

To moisten; to make slightly wet; to depress or discourage; to weaken; to check or restrain.

part of speech: adjective

Moist; foggy; humid.

part of speech: verb transitive

To wet slightly: to chill: to discourage: to check: to make dull.

part of speech: noun

Moist air; moisture; fog; vapour; depression of spirits; dejection.

part of speech: adjective

Somewhat wet; moist.

part of speech: adjective

Moist: foggy.

part of speech: noun


part of speech: adverb


part of speech: adjective

In a state between dry and wet; moist; humid.

part of speech: noun

Moisture; fog: a poisonous gas sometimes formed in coal mines.

Usage examples for damp:

  • It is developed among grasses grown on rich soil in hot, damp seasons. "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
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