1. combining form [usu ADJ n] -soaked combines with nouns such as 'rain' and 'blood' to form adjectives which describe someone or something that is extremely wet or extremely damp because of the thing mentioned. ⇒ He trudged through the rain-soaked woods. ⇒ ...blood-soaked clothes. 2. combining form in adjective [usu ADJ n] -soaked combines with nouns such as 'sun' to form adjectives which describe places, times, or events that have a lot of the thing mentioned. ⇒ ...a sun-soaked Caribbean island. ⇒ ...the cash-soaked Eighties. ⇒ The champagne-soaked event took over the city's main thoroughfare.
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