Definition of “dewdrop” - English Dictionary


“dewdrop” in English

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dewdropnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdʒuː.drɒp/ us /ˈduː.drɑːp/

Examples from literature

  • And the stone glittered in the sunshine just like diamonds or dewdrops. 
  • It was a tiny flower of white enamel, with a diamond dewdrop in the centre. 
  • Like lightning in anger, in calmer moods like the gleam of dewdrops upon flowers. 
  • The night was chill, damp, and dark, the dank grass bending under the icy dewdrops. 
  • The night was still ensnared there on the gorse bushes grey with cobwebs and starry dewdrops. 

(Definition of “dewdrop” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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