Antonyms
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1. watery

adjective. ['ˈwɔtɝi'] filled with water.

Antonyms

  • nonhuman

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • water (English)
  • water (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Watery

  • daughtery

How do you pronounce watery?

Pronounce watery as ˈwɔtəri.

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Sentences with watery


1. Adverb
If his stools are watery, something in his diet is making him sick.

2. Adjective
You will see that the paint runs down and creates long, watery drips.

3. Noun, singular or mass
An improperly thickened sauce can leave you with a watery mess on the plate.

Quotes about watery


1. Fueled by my inspiration, I ran across the room to steal the cup of coffee the bookshelf had taken prisoner. Lapping the black watery brew like a hyena, I tossed the empty cup aside. I then returned to the chair to continue my divine act of creation. Hot blood swished in my head as my mighty pen stole across the page.
- Roman Payne, Rooftop Soliloquy

2. watery-eyed

adjective. with eyes full of tears.

Synonyms

  • tearful
  • teary

Antonyms

  • joyful
  • dry
  • dry-eyed

3. watery

adjective. ['ˈwɔtɝi'] wet with secreted or exuded moisture such as sweat or tears.

Synonyms

  • reeking

Antonyms

  • rugged
  • robust

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • water (English)
  • water (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. watery

adjective. ['ˈwɔtɝi'] overly diluted; thin and insipid.

Synonyms

  • weak
  • diluted
  • washy

Antonyms

  • strengthen
  • powerful
  • tough
  • strong

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • water (English)
  • water (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. watery

adjective. ['ˈwɔtɝi'] relating to or resembling or consisting of water.

Antonyms

  • solid

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • water (English)
  • water (Middle English (1100-1500))
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