Filled with, consisting of, or soaked with water; wet or soggy: watery soil. Containing too much water; diluted: watery soup. Suggestive of water, as in being thin, pale, or liquid: watery sunshine. Lacking force or substance; weak or insipid: watery prose. Secreting or discharging water or watery fluid, especially as a symptom of disease. Accompanied by tears; tearful: a watery good-bye.