Complete Definition of "douse"

English

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aÊs|-aÊs

Verb
en-verb|douses|dousing|doused

  1. To plunge suddenly into water; to duck; to immerse; to dowse.
  2. To strike or lower in haste; to slacken suddenly; as, douse the topsail.
  3. To fall suddenly into water.
  4. To put out; to extinguish.

Translations
trans-top|To plunge suddenly into water; to duck; to immerse; to dowse
Finnish: kastaa
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trans-top|To strike or lower in haste; to slacken suddenly; as, douse the topsail
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trans-top|To fall suddenly into water
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trans-top|To put out; to extinguish
Finnish: sammuttaa
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