soaking » soak and

Chiefly in:   soak and wet

Classification: English – and «» in/en

Spotted in the wild:

  • I guess with him being 130 pounds soak and wet he wouldn’t understand. ( forum, Jul 6, 2004)
  • “Last month, my apartment was so hot that I sleep most of the time during the day because I’m sick,” said resident John Lemieux. “But I get up in the afternoon. I’m drenched soak and wet. My chair’s soak and wet. My bed’s soak and wet.” (NBC 10 News, August 4, 2005)
  • So, there we were both soak and wet and I was pissed. (, dating tips, February 23, 2004)
  • The bus driver said the word “shit” and all the soak and wet passengers had dropped jaws planted firmly on their faces. (link)
  • I have a few of all of these at my gym, but what really chaps my a** is the petite “skinny” girls that come in “hawaiian” and very pretty,, but they can’t weigh 100lbs soak and freakin wet! (link)

Analyzed or reported by:

The _soak_ part of _soaking wet_ is reanalyzed as an adjective, or maybe _wet_ is regarded as a verb.

There may be an influence of the song title _Soak-N-Wet_, also spelled _Soak’n Wet_ or _Soak’n'Wet_ on fan sites.

| link | entered by Chris Waigl, 2005/09/07 |


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    Commentary by jane marques , 2006/07/20 at 9:51 am

    is it soap down or soap up?
    As in:
    At night, I would stand in my tiny wash room, pour hot water from a bucket over myself, soap down/up, then rinse off?

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