Damp - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- restrain or discourage
- make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible (syn: dampen, deaden)
- lessen in force or effect (syn: break, dampen, soften, weaken)
The boxes were left outside in the damp.
His hands were damped with sweat.
...refused to let the setbacks damp his drive for success...
Wipe up the mess with a damp cloth.
Her forehead was damp with perspiration.
My hair's still damp from the rain.
The rain overnight on Sunday helped to damp down the fire.
Wipe the leather with a damp cloth.
Damp had stained the walls.
Are you sure you won't catch a cold? It's very damp.
the sudden bad news damped the joyous atmosphere
The basement's damp walls were covered with mildew.
His austere and basically humble personality imposes a curious damp propriety upon his memorial.
The mists crept upward chill and damp.
The mud walls ran down with damp.
present participle: damping
past tense: damped
past participle: damped