[ UK /wˈɔːtəɹi/ ]
[ US /ˈwɔtɝi/ ]
  1. wet with secreted or exuded moisture such as sweat or tears
    wiped his reeking neck
  2. filled with water
    watery soil
  3. overly diluted; thin and insipid
    washy coffee
    watery milk
    weak tea
  4. relating to or resembling or consisting of water
    a watery color
    a watery substance
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How To Use watery In A Sentence

  • Like all the meals, it comes with rice and/or fries and a salad made up of lettuce, big thick slices of cucumber, tomato and onion with a slightly watery dressing.
  • I'm not trying that again… He lifted his heavy bulk from the watery depths and onto the grass.
  • He found some disagreeable remnants — a watery stew, cold and sodden; a basin half-full of some kind of tinned soup; a chill suet pudding put away on a shelf. The Unpleasantness At The Belladonna Club
  • They develop a fever and a watery discharge from their eyes.
  • I drew attention, as have other commentators, to troubling improbabilities in the tremendous watery climax to Eliot's novel.
  • Diarrhoea was defined as three or more loose, liquid, or watery stools or at least one loose stool containing blood in a 24 hour period.
  • He was only partially dressed; his face had the peculiar bulginess of the hard drinker; his eyes were watery and shifty, and several days 'growth of beard, with patchy grey and black spots, gave a stucco effect to his countenance. The Cow Puncher
  • McClure was knighted and showered with cash - the legacies of both are bound by a watery historical note: their ships lie on the ocean floor beneath Canada's Arctic Archipelago. Thestar.com - Home Page
  • Their blueberry sauce managed to be thick but watery and tasteless at the same time.
  • Jeez, " he said, and the word had a watery sound. Blaze
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