Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: damp
IPA transcription: [d'æmp]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: damp, dampish, moist
    Meaning: slightly wet; "clothes damp with perspiration"; "a moist breeze"; "eyes moist with tears"
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: damp, dampness, moistness
    Meaning: a slight wetness
Usage examples
  • "A dreadfully damp place.
  • "The nights are very damp!"
  • But he did not believe in a damp home.
  • A deep voice rang out upon the still, damp air--
  • No sentiment of shame gave a damp to her triumph.
  • I never heard till this minute that Oniton was damp."
  • How could it be anything but damp in such a situation?
  • I don't like young women when they're damp and smell of mud."
  • "You ask him some questions," he said to the others, wiping his damp brow.
  • We are lost in the dreary damp darkness, and cannot tell north from south."