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Adjective: damp (damper,dampest)  damp
  1. Slightly wet
    "clothes damp with perspiration";
    - dampish, moist, wettish
Noun: damp  damp
  1. A slight wetness
    - dampness, moistness
Verb: damp  damp
  1. Deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
    - muffle, mute, dull, dampen, tone down
  2. Restrain or discourage
    "the sudden bad news damped the joyous atmosphere"
  3. Make vague, obscure or make (an image) less visible
    - dampen, deaden
  4. Lessen in force or effect
    - dampen, soften, weaken, break

Derived forms: damped, damper, damps, dampest, damping

See also: wet

Type of: blunt, check, contain, control, curb, deaden, hold, hold in, mod [informal], moderate, soften, wetness

Encyclopedia: Damp, Germany