Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To make moist; dampen; discourage; check.

Part of speech: adjective

Somewhat wet; moist.

Part of speech: adjective

Clammy; cold.

Part of speech: noun

Moisture; dampness; fog; mist; poisonous gas in mines.

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Usage examples "damp":

  1. I trust the damp air has not affected your lungs again. - "McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader", William Holmes McGuffey.
  2. " A bit damp," she repeated. - "Kent Knowles: Quahaug", Joseph C. Lincoln.
  3. She had mounted upon a box to keep her feet out of the damp, and appeared very tall as he glanced at her. - "The Fat and the Thin", Emile Zola.