Watery meaning

wôtə-rē, wŏtə-
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Filled with, consisting of, or soaked with water; wet or soggy.

Watery soil.

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Containing too much water; diluted.

Watery soup.

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Suggestive of water, as in being thin, pale, or liquid.

Watery sunshine.

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Lacking force or substance; weak or insipid.

Watery prose.

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Secreting or discharging water or watery fluid, especially as a symptom of disease.
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Accompanied by tears; tearful.

A watery good-bye.

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Of or like water.
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Containing or full of water; moist.
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Thin; diluted.

Watery tea.

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Tearful; weeping.
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In or consisting of water.

A watery grave.

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Weak; insipid.
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Soft or soggy.
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Full of, secreting, or giving off a morbid discharge resembling water.
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Secreting or discharging water or watery fluid, especially as a symptom of disease.
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Wet, soggy or soaked with water.
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Diluted or having too much water.
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(of light) Thin and pale therefore suggestive of water.
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Discharging water or similar substance as a result of disease etc.
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Origin of watery

  • From water +"Ž -y.

    From Wiktionary