Definition of 'drench'
Example sentences containing 'drench'
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It's a great choice for a hard workout - and another bonus is that it does not feel drenched in sweat. The Sun (2017)His windscreen was drenched in flying oil. FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)The designer dress bought in panic was drenched in sweat. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The landing zone had been drenched by days of rain. The Sun (2010)Sometimes she would emerge from her trailer drenched in sweat. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He is drenched in sweat and can barely speak. Times, Sunday Times (2010)From the moment they wake up to the time they go to bed they are drenched in sweat. The Sun (2014)He spent more than half an hour after the game warming down on the pitch and came back drenched in sweat. The Sun (2011)The crew is drenched in sweat. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was already drenched in sweat. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Western parts of Queensland recently got drenched in muchneeded rain following a long drought. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Teachers are in there, drenched in sweat. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Behind her, aides were struggling up drenched with sweat. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Already drenched in sweat despite it being only 8.30am? Times, Sunday Times (2014)I ended up on the floor drenched in sweat and struggling to breathe. The Sun (2016)Meanwhile much of the northern half of the US was drenched by rain. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We were drenched, cold, and in need of consolation. Christianity Today (2000)The refinery, strewn with asbestos and drenched in oil, was an ecological disaster. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He recalled: 'We got drenched that day. The Sun (2011)This year has been drenched in rain and may turn out to be in the top five wettest years on record in the UK. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Along drought followed by a wet October drenched in torrential rains and floods, and then the arrival of cold and snow at the end of the month. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'drench'
British English: drench /drɛntʃ/ VERB
To drench something or someone means to make them completely wet.
They were getting drenched by icy water.
- American English: drench
- Arabic: يُبَلِّلُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: ficar ensopado
- Chinese: 浸湿
- Croatian: smočiti do kože
- Czech: promočit
- Danish: gennembløde
- Dutch: doordrenken
- European Spanish: empapar
- Finnish: kastella läpimäräksi
- French: tremper
- German: durchnässen
- Greek: καταβρέχω
- Italian: infradiciare
- Japanese: びしょぬれにする
- Korean: 흠뻑 적시다
- Norwegian: gjennombløte
- Polish: zmoczyć
- European Portuguese: ficar ensopado
- Romanian: a îmbiba
- Russian: намочить
- Spanish: empaparse
- Swedish: dränka
- Thai: ทำให้เปียก
- Turkish: sırılsıklam etmek
- Ukrainian: мочити
- Vietnamese: làm ướt sũng
Definition of drench from the Collins English Dictionary
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