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watery

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Adjective
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wa=ter=y
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4 in 4 verses (in OT : 4 in 4 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

waterya. [AS. wæterig.].
  •  Of or pertaining to water; consisting of water.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Abounding with water; wet; hence, tearful.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Resembling water; thin or transparent, as a liquid; as, watery humors.  [1913 Webster]
    "The oily and watery parts of the aliment."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Hence, abounding in thin, tasteless, or insipid fluid; tasteless; insipid; vapid; spiritless.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

watery, adj.
1 containing too much water.
2 too thin in consistency.
3 of or consisting of water.
4 (of the eyes) suffused or running with water.
5 (of conversation, style, etc.) vapid, uninteresting.
6 (of colour) pale.
7 (of the sun, moon, or sky) rainy-looking.

Idiom
watery grave the bottom of the sea as a place where a person lies drowned.
Derivative
wateriness n.
Etymology
OE w{aelig}terig (as WATER, -Y(1))

THESAURUS

watery

Lenten, Spartan, abstemious, airy, anemic, aquatic, aqueous, ascetic, attenuate, attenuated, austere, banal, bland, bloodless, boyish, changeable, dead, delicate, diaphanous, dilute, diluted, dwarfed, dwarfish, ethereal, excretory, exiguous, fade, fine, fine-drawn, finespun, flat, flavorless, flimsy, flowing, fluent, fluid, fluidal, fluidic, fluxible, fluxile, fluxional, fluxionary, frail, frugal, gauzy, girlish, gossamer, gracile, gruelly, halfhearted, hydrated, hydraulic, hydrous, impoverished, inane, indecisive, indifferent, infirm of purpose, infirm of will, insipid, insubstantial, irresolute, jejune, juicy, lachrymal, lachrymose, lacrimatory, lactational, lacteal, lacteous, lacy, lean, light, limited, liquid, liquidy, meager, mean, mild, milk-and-water, milky, miserly, misty, mushy, namby-pamby, narrow, neutral, niggardly, pallid, paltry, papery, pappy, parsimonious, plashy, poor, pulpy, puny, rare, rarefied, rheumy, runny, salivant, salivary, salivous, sapless, sappy, savorless, scant, scanty, scrawny, scrimp, scrimpy, secretional, secretive, secretory, seminal, serous, sialagogic, skimp, skimpy, slender, slenderish, slight, slight-made, slim, slimmish, slinky, sloppy, small, spare, sparing, spermatic, spiceless, splashy, stale, starvation, stingy, stinted, straitened, stunted, subsistence, subtle, succulent, svelte, swashy, sylphlike, tasteless, tenuous, thin, thin-bodied, thin-set, thin-spun, thinnish, threadlike, unflavored, unnourishing, unnutritious, unsavory, vague, vapid, washy, wasp-waisted, watered, watered-down, watering, waterish, weak, willowy, wiredrawn, wishy-washy, wispy

ROGET THESAURUS

watery

Water

N water, serum, serosity, lymph, rheum, diluent, agua, aqua, pani, dilution, maceration, lotion, washing, immersion, humectation, infiltration, spargefaction, affusion, irrigation, douche, balneation, bath, deluge, high water, flood tide, watery, aqueous, aquatic, hydrous, lymphatic, balneal, diluent, drenching, diluted, weak, wet, the waters are out.

Moisture

N moisture, moistness, humidity, humectation, madefaction, dew, serein, marsh, hygrometry, hygrometer, moist, damp, watery, madid, roric, undried, humid, sultry, wet, dank, luggy, dewy, roral, rorid, roscid, juicy, wringing wet, soaking wet, wet through to the skin, saturated, swashy, soggy, dabbled, reeking, dripping, soaking, soft, sodden, sloppy, muddy, swampy, irriguous.


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