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sweaty

adjective uk   /ˈswet.i/ us    /ˈswet̬-/
covered in sweat or smelling of sweat: a sweaty face sweaty clothes We spent the night in a sweaty club (= one that causes you to sweat).
Translations of “sweaty”
in Korean 땀에 젖은…
in Arabic عَرْقان…
in Portuguese suado…
in Catalan suat…
in Japanese 汗まみれの…
in Italian sudato, bagnato di sudore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 流汗的,出汗的,有汗味的…
in Russian потный…
in Turkish terli, terden sırılsıklam olmuş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 流汗的,出汗的,有汗味的…
in Polish spocony, przepocony…
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