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  • Rhymes: -ɒpɪŋ
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sopping (comparative more sopping, superlative most sopping)

  1. Soaked, drenched, completely wet to the point of dripping.
    By now he was sopping wet so there was no point in putting on his hat.
    • 1952, Garth Williams, Charlotte's web:
      The grass was wet and the earth smelled of springtime. Fern's sneakers were sopping by the time she caught up with her father.
    • 1986, John le Carré, A Perfect Spy:
      A swirling, sopping, doomladen midmorning, take my word for it, and myself, as I say, an unborn ghost, not ordered, not delivered and certainly not paid for: myself a deaf microphone, planted but inactive in any but the biological meaning.

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  1. present participle and gerund of sop

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