- 1douse something (with something) to stop a fire from burning by pouring water over it; to put out a light He doused the flames with a fire extinguisher.
- 2 douse somebody/something (in/with something) to pour a lot of liquid over someone or something; to soak someone or something in liquid The car was doused in gasoline and set alight.
NAmE//daʊs//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they douse
he / she / it douses
past simple doused
-ing form dousing