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"watery" in British English

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wateryadjective

uk   /ˈwɔː.tər.i/  us   /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ.i/
containing or ​filled with ​water: watery ​eyes a ​thin, watery ​fluid
disapproving (of ​food or ​drink) ​containing too much ​water and ​thereforeweak in ​taste: watery ​soup/​coffee
pale or ​weak in ​colour or ​strength: The ​sunsheditsthin watery light over the ​sea.
(Definition of watery from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"watery" in American English

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wateryadjective

 us   /ˈwɔ·t̬ə·ri, ˈwɑt̬·ə-/
having a lot of or too much ​water: The ​soup was ​thin and watery.
(Definition of watery from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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