Definition of souse verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

souse

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//saʊs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//saʊs//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they souse
BrE BrE//saʊs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//saʊs//
 
he / she / it souses
BrE BrE//ˈsaʊsɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaʊsɪz//
 
past simple soused
BrE BrE//saʊst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//saʊst//
 
past participle soused
BrE BrE//saʊst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//saʊst//
 
-ing form sousing
BrE BrE//ˈsaʊsɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaʊsɪŋ//
 
 
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souse something/somebody [usually passive] to soak something/somebody completely in a liquid Word Origin late Middle English (as a noun denoting pickled meat): from Old French sous ‘pickle’, of Germanic origin; related to salt.
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