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1 damp /ˈdæmp/ adjective
damper; dampest
1 damp
/ˈdæmp/
adjective
damper; dampest
Learner's definition of DAMP
[also more damp; most damp]
: somewhat or slightly wet
Synonyms see: moist

damp squib

see squib

— dampness

noun [noncount]
2 damp /ˈdæmp/ noun
2 damp
/ˈdæmp/
noun
Learner's definition of DAMP
[noncount]
: slight wetness in the air
3 damp /ˈdæmp/ verb
damps; damped; damping
3 damp
/ˈdæmp/
verb
damps; damped; damping
Learner's definition of DAMP
[+ object]
: to make (something) somewhat or slightly wet : dampen
: to make (something) less strong or active
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