adjective. ['ˈdæmp'] slightly wet.
Words that Rhyme with Damp
Example sentences of the word damp
Wipe clean with a damp towel and allow it to completely dry.
2. Noun, singular or mass
To rinse your wall, use a second damp cloth or spray bottle containing only water.
Quotes containing the word damp
1. RésuméRazors pain you,Rivers are damp,Acids stain you,And drugs cause cramp.Guns aren't lawful,Nooses give,Gas smells awful.You might as well live.
- Dorothy Parker, Enough Rope
2. The house smelled musty and damp, and a little sweet, as if it were haunted by the ghosts of long-dead cookies.
- Neil Gaiman, American Gods
3. Cheeses crusty, got all musty, got damp on the stone of a peach,” I agreed. He looked blank, so I repeated it with proper emphasis. “ ChEEZ-zes crusty. Got Al -musty. Got DAMp on the StoneofapeaCH.
- Patricia Briggs, Iron Kissed
noun. a course of some impermeable material laid in the foundation walls of building near the ground to prevent dampness from rising into the building.
- damp course
verb. ['ˈdæmp'] lessen in force or effect.
noun. ['ˈdæmp'] a slight wetness.
verb. ['ˈdæmp'] deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping.
- tone down
verb. ['ˈdæmp'] make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible.
verb. ['ˈdæmp'] restrain or discourage.
- keep quiet