Something that's dewy is slightly damp, or beaded with moisture. The dewy grass early in the morning might leave wet marks on your sneakers.

Anything that has dew on it — the tiny water drops left overnight by condensation — is dewy. The ground, leaves, blades of grass, and even your car might be dewy on a cool spring morning. You can also describe something very smooth and glowing, especially a person's skin, as dewy. The Old English root word is dēawig.

Definitions of dewy
  1. adjective
    wet with dew
    synonyms: bedewed
    covered or soaked with a liquid such as water
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