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Adjective: wet (wetter,wettest)  wet
  1. Covered or soaked with a liquid such as water
    "a wet bathing suit"; "wet pavements"; "wet weather"
     
  2. Containing moisture or volatile components
    "wet paint"
     
  3. Supporting or permitting the legal production and sale of alcoholic beverages
    "a wet county"; "a wet candidate running on a wet platform"
     
  4. Producing or secreting milk
    "a wet nurse"; "a wet cow";
    - lactating
     
  5. Consisting of or trading in alcoholic liquor
    "a wet cargo"; "a wet canteen"
     
  6. 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, squiffy, stiff, tight, stinko, fried [N. Amer], bladdered [Brit], wasted, lit, swacked [N. Amer], juiced [N. Amer], paralytic [Brit], stonkered [Austral, NZ], hammered, out of it [Brit], liquored up [N. Amer], tanked up, mullered [Brit], trolleyed [Brit], blitzed, trashed, legless [Brit], steaming, three sheets to the wind, stewed, bombed, pickled, bevvied [Brit], drunk, pixillated, squiffed, half-seas-over [Brit]
     
  7. [Brit] Lacking in power or forcefulness
    - ineffective, ineffectual, unable, useless, pathetic, effete
Verb: wet (wet,wetting, also wetted)  wet
  1. Cause to become wet
    "Wet your face"
     
  2. Make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating
    "This eight year old boy still wets his bed"
Noun: wet  wet
  1. Wetness caused by water
    "drops of wet gleamed on the window";
    - moisture
     
  2. [UK] A person who is physically weak and ineffectual
    - weakling, doormat, wuss, weed [UK], wussy
     
  3. [UK] A moderate Conservative

Sounds like: were, whirrr, we

Derived forms: wettest, wetted, wetter, wetting, wets, wet

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, pee-pee, person, piddle, puddle, relieve oneself, somebody, someone, soul, spend a penny [Brit], take a leak, urinate, wee [Brit], wee-wee, wetness, widdle [Brit]

Antonym: dry

Encyclopedia: Wet