Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Slightly wet; damp.

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Usage examples "moist":

  1. Father has often told me that we had the same smile, you and I, and also that your eyes would grow moist with tears when you looked at me. - "The Woman of Mystery", Maurice Leblanc.
  2. " Papa," she replied, with moist eyes, " felt as you do, and he had me sing for him ever since I can remember." - "Nature's Serial Story", E. P. Roe.
  3. Her moist fingers clasp at the shrill wood. - "The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story", Various.