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Definition of 'soaking'

See also: soak 

Noun

  1. the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid); "a good soak put life back in the wagon"
       Synonyms: soak soakage
  2. the act of making something completely wet; "he gave it a good drenching"
       Synonyms: drenching souse sousing
  3. washing something by allowing it to soak
       Synonyms: soak

Adjective

  1. wet through and through; thoroughly wet; "stood at the door drenched (or soaked) by the rain"; "a shirt saturated with perspiration"; "his shoes were sopping (or soaking)"; "the speaker's sodden collar"; "soppy clothes"
       Synonyms: drenched saturated soaked sodden sopping soppy

Adverb

  1. extremely wet; "dripping wet"; "soaking wet"
       Synonyms: sopping dripping


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