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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. Consisting of or trading in alcoholic liquor
    "a wet cargo"; "a wet canteen"
  3. [informal] Very drunk
    - besotted [archaic], blind drunk [informal], blotto [informal], crocked [N. Amer, informal], cockeyed [informal], fuddled [informal], loaded [N. Amer, informal], pie-eyed [informal], pissed [Brit, informal], pixilated [informal], plastered [informal], sloshed [informal], smashed [informal], soaked [informal], soused [informal], sozzled [informal], stiff [informal], tight [informal], lit up [slang], trolleyed [Brit, informal], mullered [Brit, informal], legless [Brit, informal], trollied [Brit, informal], bladdered [Brit, informal], screwed [informal], paralytic [Brit], stonkered [Austral, NZ, informal], fried [N. Amer, informal], swacked [N. Amer, informal], stinko [informal], hammered [informal], trashed [informal], pickled [informal], wasted [informal], stewed [informal], liquored up [N. Amer], tanked up [informal], steaming [informal], juiced [N. Amer, informal], out of it [Brit, informal], blitzed [informal], three sheets to the wind [informal], blootered [UK, dialect], bombed [informal], off one's face [Brit, informal], wrecked [Brit, informal], bevvied [Brit, informal], drunk, pixillated, half-seas-over [Brit, informal]
  4. Containing moisture or volatile components
    "wet paint"
  5. [N. Amer] Supporting or permitting the legal production and sale of alcoholic beverages
    "a wet county"; "a wet candidate running on a wet platform"
  6. Producing or secreting milk
    "a wet nurse"; "a wet cow";
    - lactating
  7. [Brit, informal] Lacking in power or forcefulness
    - ineffective, ineffectual, unable, useless [informal], pathetic, effete
  8. [informal] (of a woman) sexually excited with a wet vagina

Derived forms: wetters

See also: alcoholic, bedewed, besprent [archaic], boggy, clammy, damp, dampish, dank, dewy, drippy, drizzly, drunk, fresh, gone, humid, impotent, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated, marshy, miry, misty, mizzly, moist, mucky, muddy, muggy, quaggy, rainy, reeking, rheumy, ripped [informal], showery, skunked [informal], sloppy, sloughy, sodden, soggy, soppy [N. Amer, informal], 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