damp

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdæmp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dæmp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(damp)


Inflections of 'damp' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
damper
adj comparative
dampest
adj superlative
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damp

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. expecting damp weather
  2. this weather is too damp
  3. is damp (and cold) out today
  4. is a damp [summer, day]
  5. my [clothes, hair, towel] is still damp
  6. my [clothes] (still) feel damp
  7. the [ground, road] is damp with [rain, dew]
  8. damp with [sweat, tears, perspiration]
  9. damp from sweating
  10. [was, felt] damp and sweaty
  11. was damp and [dismal, smelly, depressing]
  12. cold and damp
  13. a damp patch (on the wall)
  14. put a damp cloth on your [forehead, head]
  15. [wash, wipe, clean] with a damp cloth
  16. [store, keep, put] (it) in a cool damp place
  17. damp [road, weather] conditions
  18. get it damp [first, before]
  19. the [wall, room, garage] is damp from
  20. has become damp from (the rain)
  21. [slightly, very, uncomfortably] damp
  22. UK: the [plan, proposal] has turned into a damp squib
n
  1. [cold, rising, accumulated] damp
  2. thrives in the damp
  3. come in from the damp
  4. get out of the damp
  5. [in, against] the cold and damp (of)
  6. the damp went through my [jacket, clothes]
  7. the damp of the [morning, frost]
  8. dated: cast a damp on their [joy, victory, celebrations]
v
  1. damp [a string, an instrument, the sound]
  2. UK: damped his [enjoyment, enthusiasm, progress]
  3. UK: the [loss, rejection, weather] didn't damp his [enjoyment]
  4. damp down your [feelings, emotions]
  5. damp down [flames, a furnace, a bonfire]
  6. damp out [vibrations, oscillations]
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