adjective, sweat·i·er, sweat·i·est.
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Origin of sweaty
OTHER WORDS FROM sweatysweat·i·ly, adverbsweat·i·ness, noun
Words nearby sweaty
Example sentences from the Web for sweaty
After some time spent doing vigorous outdoor activities, you may feel both cold and sweaty, so breathable, moisture-wicking fabrics will be an important feature to keep you warm and dry.Best heated vest: Beat the cold weather with the right winter gear|PopSci Commerce Team|February 9, 2021|Popular Science
You’re catching your breath, a little sweaty or a lot sweaty, finished with that workout for the day.Optimal Methods for Never Recovering After Your Workout|Brendan Leonard|January 24, 2021|Outside Online
Earbuds that make contact can put pressure on sensitive areas, get sweaty, or just fly out if you move too fast.CES goes full pandemic with smart masks, stickers to detect covid and the biggest WiFi update in years|Geoffrey Fowler, Heather Kelly, Dalvin Brown, Rachel Lerman|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
The 22-year-old’s hair is a brown swath of a sweaty mess, and his gold No.Ten months after his death, David Forney’s number will be worn again at the Army-Navy game|Kareem Copeland|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
There’s also the fact that, just before and during a period, many women experience an increase in body temperature, making them hotter and sweatier than usual.How The Contraceptive Pill Could Help Female Athletes Stay Cool|LGBTQ-Editor|November 21, 2020|No Straight News
What astonishment that such beauty urges me into bed for a nightlong sweaty roll in tangled sheets.
Once I even got a Durian—Asian fruit notorious for smelling like a sweaty sock—which did not make me popular that month.Tales of a Jailhouse Gourmet: How I learned to Cook in Prison|Daniel Genis|June 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I come home sweaty, exhausted, and full of irritation about the three sleeves of Titleists lost in the rough.What Did TJ Mean By “Pursuit of Happiness,” Anyway?|P. J. O’Rourke|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nine times out of ten, it will conjure up an image of a brooding, sweaty, long-haired hunk.Taylor Kitsch on ‘The Normal Heart,’ Homophobic Right-Wingers, and Gays in the Military|Marlow Stern|May 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, I sit in my wrinkled, ill-fitting blazer, sweaty from nerves and running to get to this interview on time.Marlo Thomas Says Girls Should Feel Free to Be Like Hannah Horvath|Emily Shire|April 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"I call you," the policeman said, and stripping the saddle and bridle from his sweaty horse, turned him loose to graze.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
We went along a narrow place and got into a kind of room, all damp and sweaty and cold, and there we stopped.Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
I'll not have you two sitting down to eat all sweaty and out of breath, like last time Wes was over here.The Great Potlatch Riots|Allen Kim Lang
Gorb paused at his work and drew a hairy forearm across his sweaty face.Warrior of the Dawn|Howard Carleton Browne
With his left hand he caught the right sleeve, wiped his sweaty face, and tried to straighten his hair with his fingers.Freckles|Gene Stratton-Porter