Sodden meaning

sŏd'n
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.

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Thoroughly soaked; saturated.
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Soggy and heavy from improper cooking; doughy.
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Expressionless, stupid, or dull, especially from drink.
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Unimaginative; torpid.
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To make or become sodden.
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Boiled or steeped.
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Filled with moisture; soaked through.
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Heavy or soggy from improper baking or cooking.
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Dull or stupefied, as from liquor.
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To make or become sodden.
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(figuratively) Drunk; stupid as a result of drunkenness.
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(intransitive) To become soaked.
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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.

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Origin of sodden

  • Middle English soden boiled past participle of sethen to boil seethe
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle English, from Old English soden, past participle of seoþan (“to cook", "to boil")
    From Wiktionary