- The definition of sodden is something soggy or soaked.
- An example of sodden is a cake that hasn't been baked long enough.
- An example of sodden is a dripping wet sponge.
- Sodden is defined as to make something soaked or soggy.
An example of sodden is leaving lawn sprinklers on all night; to sodden the lawn.
- Archaic boiled or steeped
- filled with moisture; soaked through
- heavy or soggy from improper baking or cooking: said as of bread
- dull or stupefied, as from liquor
Origin of soddenobsolete past participle of seethe
- Thoroughly soaked; saturated.
- Soggy and heavy from improper cooking; doughy.
- Expressionless, stupid, or dull, especially from drink.
- Unimaginative; torpid.
verbsod·dened, sod·den·ing, sod·dens
tr. & intr.v.
Origin of soddenMiddle English soden boiled past participle of sethen to boil ; see seethe .
(comparative more sodden, superlative most sodden)
(third-person singular simple present soddens, present participle soddening, simple past and past participle soddened)
From Middle English, from Old English soden, past participle of seoÃ¾an (“to cook", "to boil")