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watery


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Watery  \Wa"ter*y\,  a.  [AS.  w[ae]terig.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  water;  consisting  of  water.  ``The 
  watery  god.''  --Dryden.  ``Fish  within  their  watery 
  residence.''  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Abounding  with  water;  wet;  hence  tearful. 
 
  3.  Resembling  water;  thin  or  transparent,  as  a  liquid;  as 
  watery  humors. 
 
  The  oily  and  watery  parts  of  the  aliment. 
  --Arbuthnot. 
 
  4.  Hence  abounding  in  thin,  tasteless,  or  insipid  fluid; 
  tasteless;  insipid;  vapid;  spiritless. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  watery 
  adj  1:  filled  with  water;  "watery  soil" 
  2:  wet  with  secreted  or  exuded  moisture  such  as  sweat  or  blood 
  or  tears;  "wiped  his  reeking  neck"  [syn:  {reeking},  {dripping}] 
  3:  filled  or  brimming  with  tears;  "swimming  eyes";  "watery 
  eyes";  "sorrow  made  the  eyes  of  many  grow  liquid"  [syn:  {liquid}, 
  {swimming}] 
  4:  relating  to  or  resembling  or  consisting  of  water;  "a  watery 
  grave" 
  5:  overly  diluted;  thin  and  insipid;  "washy  coffee";  "watery 
  milk";  "weak  tea"  [syn:  {washy},  {weak}] 




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