Definition of damp:

part of speech: verb

To moisten; to make slightly wet; to depress or discourage; to weaken; to check or restrain.

part of speech: adjective

In a state between dry and wet; moist; humid.

part of speech: adjective

Somewhat wet; moist.

part of speech: noun

Moist air; moisture; fog; vapour; depression of spirits; dejection.

Usage examples:

  • It is developed among grasses grown on rich soil in hot, damp seasons. U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler in "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle".

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