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sopping wet

Totally soaked, drenched, or covered in some liquid, especially water. Hyphenated if used before a noun. Quick, come in out of that rain before you get sopping wet! You want to dip the bread into the egg mixture until it is sopping wet, then quickly put it on the hot skillet. I got out of my sopping-wet clothes and wrapped up in a dry, fluffy towel.
See also: sopping, wet
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sopping (wet)

and soppy
mod. alcohol intoxicated. (see also wet.) After about six beers, Ralph found himself a little soppy.
See also: sopping, wet
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"Ho, ho," I said, as I removed my sopping wet shirt.
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She even posed in a pair of sopping wet Y-fronts and a wet shirt tied at the front.
While everything was still sopping wet, wash out the brush and gently squeeze between the fingers.
There are no wafts of loveliness - just two sopping wet teabaglookalikes in the bath.
We then had to watch the team clutch a draw from the jaws of victory while getting sopping wet because the roof does not cover the first ten rows of seating.
They piled their sopping wet gear into their packs and started down.
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''Yah 'll get the hang of it, '' the teacher said, uncertainly, looking at my scabby jumper and sopping wet trainers, while I dangled around like a traumatised chimp.
No more than 5 feet tall, and maybe 80 pounds sopping wet, Grandma is the engine that makes the ranch go.