[ soh-kerz ]

noun(used with a plural verb)
  1. absorbent, knitted briefs or shorts, often of wool, used as a diaper cover on infants.

Origin of soakers


Words Nearby soakers Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use soakers in a sentence

  • We brainstormed different props to bring out during my set including super soakers, Chinese dragons and … the RAFT.

  • A number of these soakers were still lying about and Joe saw his chance.

    Baseball Joe on the Giants | Lester Chadwick
  • Yes, it is funny, his taking his toddy along with you old soakers.

  • He fits more with one of Jacob's tales of longshore soakers, than with the tragedies that have made him infamous.

    Raemaekers' Cartoons | Louis Raemaekers
  • And it is further reported that the old soakers haven't any teeth—wore them out eating gin cocktails and brandy punches.

    Roughing It | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • He has given me some soakers, and he takes his medicine as if he liked it.

    Frank Merriwell at Yale | Burt L. Standish