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Noun: wetter  we-tu(r)
  1. A chemical agent capable of reducing the surface tension of a liquid in which it is dissolved
    - wetting agent, surfactant, surface-active agent
     
  2. A workman who wets the work in a manufacturing process
     
  3. Someone suffering from enuresis; someone who urinates while asleep in bed
    - bedwetter, bed wetter
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

Derived forms: wetters

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: chemical agent, urinator, working man, working person, workingman, workman

Antonym: dry

Encyclopedia: Wetter, North Rhine-Westphalia

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