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sweaty

[swet-ee] /ˈswɛt i/
adjective, sweatier, sweatiest.
1.
covered, moist, or stained with sweat.
2.
causing sweat.
3.
Origin of sweaty
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English swety. See sweat, -y1
Related forms
sweatily, adverb
sweatiness, noun
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sweaty

/ˈswɛtɪ/
adjective sweatier, sweatiest
1.
covered with sweat; sweating
2.
smelling of or like sweat
3.
causing sweat
Derived Forms
sweatily, adverb
sweatiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for sweaty
adj.

late 14c., from sweat + -y (2). Related: Sweatiness.

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