Adjective: wet (wetter,wettest) wet
Verb: wet (wet,wetting, also wetted) wet
- Covered or soaked with a liquid such as water
"a wet bathing suit"; "wet pavements"; "wet weather"
- Containing moisture or volatile components
- Supporting or permitting the legal production and sale of alcoholic beverages
"a wet county"; "a wet candidate running on a wet platform"
- Producing or secreting milk
"a wet nurse"; "a wet cow";
- Consisting of or trading in alcoholic liquor
"a wet cargo"; "a wet canteen"
- Very drunk
- besotted [archaic], blind drunk, blotto, crocked [N. Amer], cockeyed, fuddled, loaded [N. Amer], pie-eyed, pixilated, plastered, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, stiff, tight, pickled, legless [Brit], blitzed, trashed, hammered, stinko, wasted, stonkered [Austral, NZ], mullered [Brit], trolleyed [Brit], paralytic [Brit], out of it [Brit], bombed, fried [N. Amer], tanked up, juiced [N. Amer], bladdered [Brit], liquored up [N. Amer], swacked [N. Amer], steaming, three sheets to the wind, stewed, blootered [UK, dialect], bevvied [Brit], drunk, pixillated, half-seas-over [Brit]
- [Brit] Lacking in power or forcefulness
- ineffective, ineffectual, unable, effete, pathetic, useless
Noun: wet wet
- Cause to become wet
"Wet your face"
- Make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating
"This eight year old boy still wets his bed"
- Wetness caused by water
"drops of wet gleamed on the window";
- [UK] A person who is physically weak and ineffectual
- weakling, doormat, wuss, weed [UK], wussy
- [UK] A moderate Conservative
Sounds like: were, whirrr, we
Derived forms: wet, wetter, wettest, wetted, wets, wetting
See also: alcoholic, bedewed, besprent [archaic], boggy, clammy, damp, dampish, dank, dewy, drippy, drizzly, drunk, fresh, humid, impotent, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated, marshy, miry, misty, mizzly, moist, mucky, muddy, muggy, quaggy, rainy, reeking, rheumy, showery, sloppy, sloughy, sodden, soggy, soppy [N. Amer], squashy, squelchy, steaming, steamy, sticky, swampy, tacky, undried, washed, waterlogged, watery, wetness, wettish
Type of: alter, change, individual, make, make water, micturate, modify, mortal, pass water, pee [informal], pee-pee [informal], person, piddle [informal], relieve oneself, somebody, someone, soul, spend a penny [Brit], take a leak, urinate, wee [Brit, informal], wee-wee [informal], wetness, widdle [Brit, informal]