moist moist  /ˈmɔ ɪst/


  • (adj) slightly wet



  1. A small earthenware pot is placed inside a larger one, and the space between the two is filled with moist sand.
  2. This brings us to another supermarket paradox: moist raw meat means dry, tasteless steak.
  3. The familiar grey wood shacks with thatched roofs still stand between the moist green of mountains and banana trees and the dazzle of sparkling sea.


  1. Millet and Greens Gratin — Recipes for Health

    Plenty of custard keeps the grains moist and holds this dish together.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. WEATHER: Wet and stormy

    Another very moist day today across eastern North Carolina with showers looking likely as a dissipating cold front bears down on the coast.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WECT 6 Wilmington

  3. Bran and Chia Muffins — Recipes for Health

    These moist, hearty muffins have great texture.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: New York Times


  1. At no point are Microsoft products displayed anywhere or even mentioned, and the closest the two come to discussing technology is when Jerry asks Bill, "are they ever going to come out with something that'll make our computers moist and chewy like...
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Jerry Seinfeld Source: Calgary Herald

  2. "The asking rate was quite down (even after losing three wickets). The light was low and it was difficult to sight the ball. It was moist and losing colour, but once you are set you can rotate the strike," said Dhoni. "We did not get the best...
    on Nov 26, 2008 By: Mahendra Singh Dhoni Source: AFP

  3. "At the end of the day, I take two moist towels, put them on my head and wash all of Walt's energy off of me, and leave him at work," Cranston said, sighing heavily.
    on Mar 29, 2010 By: Bryan Cranston Source: Los Angeles Times

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