verb (used with object)
Origin of drench
SYNONYMS FOR drench
Related formsdrench·er, noundrench·ing·ly, adverbun·drenched, adjective
Examples from the Web for drenching
I blasted the Beastie Boys and chemically straightened my curls, drenching them with Sun-In until I, too, had long, golden waves.
The wind is fierce—gusts are blowing rain like wet bullets, drenching everything.
Defensiveness has swept over the culture like a giant wave, drenching daily choices in cold water.
The rain blew in great gusts, drenching the waiting battalions to the skin and filling the assembly trenches knee-deep in water.Canada in Flanders, Volume II (of 3)|Lord Max Aitken Beaverbrook
That drenching rain seemed to affect all who were exposed to it and resulted in severe colds in every instance.A Soldier in the Philippines|Needom N. Freeman
She rolled a good deal, and occasionally a shower of spray would fly over the stern, drenching Charley and Joe.
A huge wave broke completely over them, drenching them from head to foot.The Kingdom of the Blind|E. Phillips Oppenheim
As the speechmaker cracked the neck with his sword, the bottle burst in a thousand pieces, drenching everyone with wine.Everyman's Land|C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson