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sopping

[ sop-ing ]
/ ˈsɒp ɪŋ /
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adjective
soaked; drenched: Her clothes were sopping from the rain.
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Origin of sopping

First recorded in 1525–35; sop + -ing2
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British Dictionary definitions for sopping

sopping
/ (ˈsɒpɪŋ) /

adjective
completely soaked; wet throughAlso: sopping wet
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