Completely wrong, mistaken, as in If you think you can beat the system and win at roulette, you're all wet. The original allusion in this expression is unclear, that is, how moisture or dampness is related to wrongness. [Slang; first half of 1900s]
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
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He turned to the gentle accents of his sweet Alice, breathed in a letter which had been wet with her grateful tears.
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Turn we our backs to the cold gloomy north, to the wet windy west, to the dry parching east—on to the south!
The farmer told him it was six miles; "but," he added, "you must ride sharp, or you will get a wet jacket before you reach it."