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Spanish translation of “moist”


adjective /moist/
damp; slightly wet a moist flannel moist, fertile soil. moistly adverb
moistness noun moisten /ˈmoisn/ verb to wet slightly He moistened (= licked) his lips. moisture /ˈmoistʃə/ noun (the quality of) dampness This soil needs moisture. moisturize /-stʃə-/ verb ( moisturise) to keep the moisture in (skin) This cream is used to moisturize the skin. moisturizer noun ( moisturiser)
(Definition of moist from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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