Definition of “moist” - English Dictionary

“moist” in British English

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moistadjective

uk /mɔɪst/ us /mɔɪst/

slightly wet, especially in a good way:

Keep the soil in the pot moist, but not too wet.
approving This cake is nice and moist!
See also
moistness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈmɔɪst.nəs/ us /ˈmɔɪst.nəs/

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

“moist” in American English

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moistadjective

us /mɔɪst/
moisten
verb [ I/T ] us /ˈmɔɪ·sən/

[ T ] Moisten the shirts before ironing.

(Definition of “moist” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)