VERBS be, feel, look, smell The room smelled damp. | become, get | remain | make sth The rain had made the walls damp.
ADV. very | a bit, a little, quite, rather, slightly Our clothes had got a bit damp.
ADJ. penetrating, rising
VERB + DAMP have, suffer from The house had got woodworm and rising damp. | check for, look for | find The surveyor found damp in the kitchen.