verb (used with or without object)
Origin of sodden
Related formssod·den·ly, adverbsod·den·ness, noun
Definition for sodden (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), seethed or (Obsolete) sod; seethed or (Obsolete) sod·den or sod; seeth·ing.
verb (used with object), seethed or (Obsolete) sod; seethed or (Obsolete) sod·den or sod; seeth·ing.
Origin of seethe
Related formsseeth·ing·ly, adverbun·seethed, adjectiveun·seeth·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for sodden
It is a kind of hell, but not the spiraling inferno the Stalker Virgil led Dante through, but a sodden, sloppy Tartarus.Geoff Dyer Takes on Andrei Tarkovsky’s Film ‘Stalker’ in ‘Zona’|Chris Wallace|February 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There is Walker McNally, a sodden drunk for whom the pouring and stirring of a drink becomes a kind of sexual foreplay.
The Bishop of Tronyem over the ankles in the sodden, trodden pasture—sticking in the mud of Sulitelma!Feats on the Fiord|Harriet Martineau
As they vanished behind a distant bluff, I turned to the sodden wreck of the deserted camp, and began actively to pack my mules.Tracks of a Rolling Stone|Henry J. Coke
Except one or two sodden mattresses and a huddled bunch of mouldy bed coverings, there was nothing of the slightest value.The Rushton Boys at Treasure Cove|Spencer Davenport
The great trees in Shenstone Park stood gaunt and bare, spreading wide arms over the sodden grass.The Mistress of Shenstone|Florence L. Barclay
Old Foyne desired that I would send him next day a piece of English beef; and another of pork, sodden with onions.
British Dictionary definitions for sodden (1 of 2)
- dulled, esp by excessive drinking
- (in combination)a drink-sodden mind