Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: sodden
IPA transcription: [s'ɑdən]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: sodden, soppy
    Meaning: wet through and through; thoroughly wet; "stood at the door drenched (or soaked) by the rain"; "the speaker's sodden collar"; "soppy clothes"
Usage examples
  • They were wrapped in cloaks, but cloaks and uniforms alike were sodden.
  • A peculiar stagnant smell hung over the anchorage--a smell of sodden leaves and rotting tree trunks.
  • Still all were distinguished by a certain sodden swarthiness of complexion, a filmy dimness of eye, and pallor and compression of lip.
  • "That'll be Gurgurk, coming to tell us how unhappy his Sodden and Inebriated Geekship is about that fracas on Seventy-second Street," Harrington said.
  • If 'Butler's Mange Liniment and Flea Exterminator' cannot be obtained, the animal may be well sodden with soft soap and washed about ten minutes after.
  • Dick was so sodden and cold and wretched that he was tempted to call out to them--the sight of Harry was like a light in the darkness--but the temptation was gone in an instant.