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soaked Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb submerge in a liquid
    • I soaked in the hot tub for an hour
  2. verb rip off; ask an unreasonable price
    fleece; soak; plume; pluck; hook; overcharge; rob; gazump; surcharge.
  3. verb cover with liquid; pour liquid onto
    drench; souse; soak; sop; douse; dowse.
    • souse water on his hot face
  4. verb leave as a guarantee in return for money
    soak; pawn; hock.
    • pawn your grandfather's gold watch
  5. verb beat severely
  6. verb make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)
    intoxicate; inebriate; soak.
  7. verb become drunk or drink excessively
    inebriate; souse; hit it up; soak.
  8. verb fill, soak, or imbue totally
    soak; imbue.
    • soak the bandage with disinfectant
  9. verb heat a metal prior to working it
  10. adjective satellite very drunk
    pixilated; sozzled; tight; soused; sloshed; slopped; blotto; plastered; crocked; besotted; cockeyed; squiffy; wet; pie-eyed; fuddled; smashed; blind drunk; stiff; loaded; pissed.

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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