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damp

adjective
 
 
/dæmp/
B2 slightly wet, usually in an unpleasant way: damp clothes/grass It was cold and damp outside.Wet weather and wetness
damp ( also dampness) noun [U] conditions that are slightly wet: She hated the damp of the tropics.Wet weather and wetness
Translations of “damp”
in Korean 축축한…
in Arabic رَطِب…
in French humide…
in Turkish rutubetli ve havasız ortam…
in Italian umido…
in Chinese (Traditional) 潮濕的,濕淋淋的…
in Russian влажный…
in Polish wilgotny…
in Spanish húmedo…
in Portuguese úmido…
in German feucht…
in Catalan humit…
in Japanese じめじめした…
in Chinese (Simplified) 潮湿的,潮乎乎的…
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