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English definition of “moist”

moist

adjective uk   /mɔɪst/ us  
slightly wet, especially in a good way: Keep the soil in the pot moist, but not too wet.approving This cake is lovely and moist!
See also
moistness
noun [U] uk   /ˈmɔɪst.nəs/ us  
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