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dewy

[doo-ee, dyoo-ee] /ˈdu i, ˈdyu i/
adjective, dewier, dewiest.
1.
moist with or as if with dew.
2.
having the quality of dew:
dewy tears.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English; Old English dēawig; see dew, -y1
Related forms
dewily, adverb
dewiness, noun
undewily, adverb
undewiness, noun
undewy, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for dewily

dewy

/ˈdjuːɪ/
adjective dewier, dewiest
1.
moist with or as with dew: a dewy complexion
2.
of or resembling dew
3.
(poetic) suggesting, falling, or refreshing like dew: dewy sleep
Derived Forms
dewily, adverb
dewiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for dewily

dewy

adj.

Old English deawig (see dew + -y (2)).

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