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"moist" in British English

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moistadjective

uk   us   /mɔɪst/
slightlywet, ​especially in a good way: Keep the ​soil in the ​pot moist, but not too ​wet.approving This ​cake is ​nice and moist!
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moistness
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈmɔɪst.nəs/
(Definition of moist from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"moist" in American English

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moistadjective

 us   /mɔɪst/
slightlywet: moist ​blueberrymuffins rich, moist ​soil
moisten
verb [I/T]  us   /ˈmɔɪ·sən/
[T] Moisten the ​shirts before ​ironing.
(Definition of moist from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “moist”
in Korean 촉촉한…
in Arabic رَطِب…
in Malaysian lembap…
in French moite…
in Russian влажный, сырой…
in Chinese (Traditional) 潮濕的, 濕潤的…
in Italian inumidito…
in Turkish nemli, rutubetli…
in Polish wilgotny…
in Spanish húmedo…
in Vietnamese ẩm ướt…
in Portuguese úmido…
in Thai เปียกชื้น…
in German feucht…
in Catalan humit…
in Japanese (しっとりと)湿った…
in Chinese (Simplified) 潮湿的, 湿润的…
in Indonesian lembab…
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