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damp meaning and definition

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DAMP noun

Definition of damp (noun)

  1. a slight wetness

DAMP verb

Definition of damp (verb)

  1. deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
  2. restrain or discourage
    • "the sudden bad news damped the joyous atmosphere"
  3. make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible
  4. lessen in force or effect

DAMP adjective

Definition of damp (adjective)

  1. slightly wet
    • "clothes damp with perspiration"; "a moist breeze"; "eyes moist with tears"
    • synonyms: dampish, moist
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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