What is another word for sopping?

60 synonyms found


[ sˈɒpɪŋ], [ sˈɒpɪŋ], [ s_ˈɒ_p_ɪ_ŋ]

Sopping is an adjective that is commonly used to describe something that is drenched or soaked with liquid. However, there are several other synonyms that can be used in place of sopping, each carrying their own nuances. For instance, soaked, drenched, saturated, and dripping are all synonyms of sopping. Each word may be slightly different in context and can be used to describe a variety of scenarios. For example, a person can be soaked after being caught in a rainstorm, while a dish towel may be dripping with water after soaking up a spill. No matter what word is used, they all convey the sense of an object or person being deeply saturated with liquid.

What are the hypernyms for Sopping?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for sopping?

In the English language, antonyms are words that have opposite meanings. For the word "sopping," which means very wet, some possible antonyms are dry, arid, parched, or droughty. Dry refers to something that is free from moisture or not wet. Arid means lacking in moisture or having little rainfall. Parched means extremely dry or thirsty, while droughty indicates a dry spell or a lack of rain over an extended period. These words, along with many others, can help to convey the opposite meaning of "sopping" and help to expand vocabulary and writing skills.

Usage examples for Sopping

You shall receive full credit, my boy, and your little mistake doesn't mean a thing except-" "Doom," said Dr. Smullyan, sopping up the last of his gravy with a piece of bread.
"Once a Greech"
Evelyn E. Smith
He yanked his injured hand away with a cry of pain and Mr. Cobb removed the sopping handkerchief.
"The Crimson Sweater"
Ralph Henry Barbour
And yet she did laugh:-At the way her veil got knotted under her chin,-so tightly knotted that Jack had to take both hands to loosen it, begging pardon for touching her throat, and hoping all the while that his clumsy fingers had not hurt her;-at the way her hat was crumpled, the flowers "never,-never, being of the slightest use to anybody again"; at her bedraggled skirts-"such a sight, and sopping wet."
"Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero"
F. Hopkinson Smith

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