[ sop-ing ]
See synonyms for sopping on
  1. soaked; drenched: Her clothes were sopping from the rain.

Origin of sopping

First recorded in 1525–35; sop + -ing2

Words Nearby sopping Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use sopping in a sentence

  • Count Victor laughed, and for an answer simply thrust forth a sopping foot to his examination.

    Doom Castle | Neil Munro
  • There was no snow left; all frost was out of the ground along the Drowned Lands; and the earth was sopping wet.

    The Little Red Foot | Robert W. Chambers

British Dictionary definitions for sopping


/ (ˈsɒpɪŋ) /

  1. completely soaked; wet through: Also: sopping wet

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