Translation of "douse" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb also dowse uk /daʊs/ us

to make something or someone wet by throwing a lot of liquid over it, him, or her

empapar, rociar
We watched as demonstrators doused a car in/with petrol and set it alight.

to stop a fire or light from burning or shining, especially by putting water on it or by covering it with something


(Translation of “douse” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)