dewy dewy  /ˈdu i/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) wet with dew

Usage(s):

  1. When he offers you an appetizer composed of simple vegetables dewy with liquid salt, he is saying something to you.
  2. Out went the uninflected blah blah; in rushed the dewy-eyed rah rah.
  3. They announce that children are either sugar or sassdewy-souled twerps or stunted comediansand that they must set the tone for domestic life.

News

  1. Attica inmate's serene golf art masks caged reality

    Valentino Dixon's colored pencil drawings evoke carefree days on the links, dewy greens, open spaces, fresh air enlivened by flowers and crisply trimmed fairways. But the artist has never set foot on a golf course.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

  2. Convicted NY killer's golf art masks caged reality

    ATTICA, N.Y. (AP) -- Valentino Dixon's colored pencil drawings evoke carefree days on the links, dewy greens, open spaces, fresh air enlivened by flowers and crisply trimmed fairways.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Summer makeup tips

    Go for a warm weather reset by lightening up and brightening up your color palette. Once the weather warms up, it's all too likely your glowing complexion will go from dewy to sweaty. But by switching up several key products in your makeup arsenal — reconsidering the weight of certain formulas as well as brightening your color palette — you can master an easy warm weather makeup routine without ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

Quotes

  1. "We thought about Yusuf and myself as spin options," Warne said. "But I thought if a couple of deliveries went, then the ball would have got wet because it's pretty dewy. Kamran gave six runs off the last over (of the scheduled 20) and I...
    on Apr 24, 2009 By: Shane Warne Source: CricInfo.com

  2. "I think we might have got the best of the conditions, it got a bit dewy out there, the ball tended to skid on a little bit throughout the whole innings," North said. "It's very pleasing after a bit of a wobble after the good start, that Adam...
    on Dec 30, 2008 By: Marcus North Source: The Age

  3. Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer said the chemical "worked to a certain extent". "It stops the dew from settling down on top of the grass. It does work to a certain extent. The chemical has a future if we continue playing matches in dewy...
    on Oct 26, 2006 By: Bob Woolmer Source: Independent Online

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