Definitions for DEW

DEW dew

Spelling: [doo, dyoo]
IPA: /du, dyu/

Dew is a 3 letter English word. It's valid Scrabble word worth 7 points. It's valid Words with friends word worth 7 points.

You can make 14 anagrams from letters in DEW (dew).

Definitions for DEW


  1. moisture condensed from the atmosphere, especially at night, and deposited in the form of small drops upon any cool surface.
  2. something like or compared to such drops of moisture, as in purity, delicacy, or refreshing quality.
  3. moisture in small drops on a surface, as tears or perspiration.
  4. Informal. Scotch whisky. mountain dew.

verb (used with object)

  1. to wet with or as with dew.

Origin of DEW

before 900; Middle English; Old English dēaw; cognate with German Tau, Old Norse dǫgg

Examples for DEW

But the duration of their sovereignty was as a summer cloud or morning dew.

She was walking down a lane, her short skirts brushed by the morning dew.

Not only all night, but all day, has the dew lain upon its purity.

But now I found myself enjoying it: the full moon, the sound of crickets, the long grass already wet from the evening dew.

Wou'd to God it may prove false, and that it may vanish like the dew of the morning.

Cars in the cross alley are covered with a silver glaze of dew.

She has faded away like a rainbow—like a drop of dew in the sun.

Nonsense must have the dew on it, or it is good for nothing.

She had much to say of dew and roses, turtledoves and the arrows of Cupid.

It looks as if the dew was on it; but the tears will not make it grow again—will they?

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