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sweaty

Syllabification: sweat·y
Pronunciation: /ˈswedē
 
/

Definition of sweaty in English:

adjective (sweatier, sweatiest)

Exuding, soaked in, or inducing sweat: my feet got so hot and sweaty
More example sentences
  • He appears to glide effortlessly to unfamiliar locations without becoming even slightly sweaty.
  • If you shout at them their big sweaty dad will return from the beach and batter you with your broken hedge-trimmer.
  • Four hours later, I emerged at Alicia's house, tired and sweaty, clutching the cat in my arms.
Synonyms
perspiring, sweating, clammy, sticky, glowing;
moist, damp

Derivatives

sweatily

1
Pronunciation: /ˈswetəlē/
adverb
Example sentences
  • But in any measurement, today is meltingly, achingly, sweatily hot.
  • I try and set off earlier but nothing ever changes, you can bet that 2 minutes after the scheduled start time I will sweatily appear.
  • He grasped the stems sweatily, screwing his eyes shut and praying hard.

sweatiness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • I don't think a live CD really does them justice. You need to actually be there, and experience the loudness and sweatiness first hand.
  • Because it's the heat of the summer, there is a certain lightness and airiness and sweatiness to it.
  • If you commonly endure sweatiness not associated with a workout, you've probably already tried various antiperspirants and absorbent cornstarch powders.

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