from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Disagreeably damp or humid. See Synonyms at wet.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. (intransitive) To moisten, dampen; used of mist, dew etc.
- n. A small silver coin formerly used in Persia.
- adj. dark, damp and humid.
- adj. highly potent
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Damp; moist; humid; wet.
- n. Moisture; humidity; water.
- n. A small silver coin current in Persia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Damp; moist; saturated with cold moisture.
- Synonyms Damp, Humid, etc. See moist.
- n. Cold moisture; unpleasant humidity.
- n. Water, in general.
- To make dank; moisten.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. unpleasantly cool and humid
Middle English, probably of Scandinavian origin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle English danke, first recorded circa 1310 (as verb; circa 1410 as noun), Germanic: perhaps from Scandinavian or German. (Wiktionary)