What does watery mean?

Definitions for watery
ˈwɔ tə ri, ˈwɒt ə-wa·tery

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word watery.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. watery(adj)

    filled with water

    "watery soil"

  2. reeking, watery(adj)

    wet with secreted or exuded moisture such as sweat or tears

    "wiped his reeking neck"

  3. watery(adj)

    relating to or resembling or consisting of water

    "a watery substance"; "a watery color"

  4. watery, washy, weak(adj)

    overly diluted; thin and insipid

    "washy coffee"; "watery milk"; "weak tea"

Wiktionary

  1. watery(Adjective)

    wet, soggy or soaked with water

  2. watery(Adjective)

    diluted or having too much water

  3. watery(Adjective)

    thin and pale therefore suggestive of water

  4. watery(Adjective)

    weak and insipid

  5. watery(Adjective)

    discharging water or similar substance as a result of disease etc.

  6. watery(Adjective)

    tearful

Webster Dictionary

  1. Watery(adj)

    of or pertaining to water; consisting of water

    Etymology: [AS. waeterig.]

  2. Watery(adj)

    abounding with water; wet; hence, tearful

    Etymology: [AS. waeterig.]

  3. Watery(adj)

    resembling water; thin or transparent, as a liquid; as, watery humors

    Etymology: [AS. waeterig.]

  4. Watery(adj)

    hence, abounding in thin, tasteless, or insipid fluid; tasteless; insipid; vapid; spiritless

    Etymology: [AS. waeterig.]

How to pronounce watery?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say watery in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of watery in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of watery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of watery in a Sentence

  1. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard:

    Officers spoke to Mr. Shepard, and they smelled alcohol and had bloodshot watery eyes.

  2. Tommy Schaefer:

    She squeezed my neck for about 20 to 30 seconds. I couldn't breathe. I had blood going to my head and my eyes were so watery.

  3. Kristine Arthur:

    Sugar tends to pull fluid out of the GI tract, which can lead to loose, watery stools and diarrhea.

  4. Shakespeare A Lover's Complaint 279:

    This said, his watery eyes he did dismount, Whose sights till then were levell'd on my face; Each cheek a river running from a fount With brinish current downward flow'd apace: O, how the channel to the stream gave grace!

  5. Letitia Elizabeth Landon:

    Conjugal government requires its treatises. A young woman setting out in life lacks a printed guide. Her cookery-book, however, may afford some useful hints till one be actually directed to the important subject just mentioned. Many well-known receipts are equally available for a batterie de cuisine or du cœur. Your roasted husband is subdued by the fire of fierce words and fiercer looks — your broiled husband, under the pepper and salt of taunt and innuendo — your stewed husband, under the constant application of petty vexations — your boiled husband dissolves under the watery influences — while your confectionized husband goes through a course of the blanc mange of flattery, or the preserves and sweets of caresses and smiles.

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