adjective, dank·er, dank·est.
Origin of dank
Related formsdank·ly, adverbdank·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for dankness
The odour of hot smoke is easily distinguished from the dankness of cold tobacco.The Exploits of Juve|Pierre Souvestre and Marcel Allain
She went down the worn stairway and came out into the dankness of the street.Selina|George Madden Martin
The breath of primroses and violets mingled with the dankness of stagnant water.The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci|Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky
The silk of the curls on the forehead had a dankness and lifelessness which almost made her catch her breath again.Robin|Frances Hodgson Burnett