verb (used with or without object)
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Origin of sodden
OTHER WORDS FROM soddensod·den·ly, adverbsod·den·ness, noun
Words nearby sodden
Example sentences 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
- dulled, esp by excessive drinking
- (in combination)a drink-sodden mind