-sodden

[[t]-sɒd(ə)n[/t]]
1) COMB in ADJ: usu ADJ n -sodden combines with `drink' and with the names of alcoholic drinks to form adjectives which describe someone who has drunk too much alcohol and is in a bad state as a result.

He portrays a whisky-sodden Catholic priest.

2) COMB in ADJ: usu ADJ n -sodden combines with words such as `rain' to form adjectives which describe someone or something that has become extremely wet as a result of the thing that is mentioned.

The porter put our scruffy rain-sodden luggage on a trolley.


English dictionary. 2008.

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