the act or an instance of making or becoming soaked
very wet; drenched
also soaking wet
- Present participle of soak.
(comparative more soaking, superlative most soaking)
- Extremely wet; saturated.
- 1847 I shuddered as I stood and looked round me: it was an inclement day for outdoor exercise; not positively rainy, but darkened by a drizzling yellow fog; all under foot was still soaking wet with the floods of yesterday. — Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre, Chapter 5.