[ UK /dˈæmpɪʃ/ ]
  1. slightly wet
    a moist breeze
    clothes damp with perspiration
    eyes moist with tears
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How To Use dampish In A Sentence

  • Also, I'm quite sure that today's product testing results will ultimately have some effect on the porn industry, now that Knogs have been proven to prevail in, um, submerged and dampish conditions. Knogging a Dead Horse: Product Test Follow-Up
  • Our weather today is most disappointing, overcast and sort of dampish.
  • It was lunchtime on a dampish day which may have accounted for the small number of customers.
  • I could smell something, something dampish but not unpleasant. Ancient, Strange, and Lovely
  • After breakfast we put on our dampish bathing suits and walked down to the ocean, lugging a blanket, the earthquake books, and also our Spush spiral notebooks. THIS IS ME FROM NOW ON
  • I could feel the sharp little bumps along its spine, and assorted other nodes and lumps and knobs beneath the dampish layer of fuzz. Ancient, Strange, and Lovely
  • Before the drawing of the curtain occasioned by the mother's entrance, the immersed Zooey, drawing on his "dampish" cigarette, reads a four-year-old letter from Buddy, in which, among other things (such as encouraging Zooey in his decision to become an actor rather than going for a Ph. D.), Buddy tells Zooey to "be kinder to Bessie ... when you can. Justice to J.D. Salinger
  • And only have opening and windows towards the garden; and be level upon the floor, no whit sunken under ground, to avoid all dampishness. The Essays
  • The ash is beyond dispute one of the most profitable coppice trees in Scotland; it grows freely and rapidly from stools in dampish glens.
  • I snuggled close, and his long, dampish arm draped across my shoulder, releasing an invisible scent cloud of Aqua di Gio, glycerin soap, and burnt matches. Anhedonia (excerpt 2)
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