As verbs the difference between drenched and doused
is that drenched
) while doused
As an adjective drenched
is completely wet; sodden.
Completely wet; sodden
- The storm's so bad that if you step outside for 20 seconds, you get drenched .
Probably of (etyl) origin, related to (etyl) and (douse) below.
(ambitransitive) To plunge suddenly into water; to duck; to immerse.
To fall suddenly into water.
To put out; to extinguish.
From (etyl) duschen, .
(nautical) To strike or lower in haste; to slacken suddenly; as, douse the topsail.