adjective, wet·ter, wet·test.
- marked by drinking: a wet night.
verb (used with object), wet or wet·ted, wet·ting.
verb (used without object), wet or wet·ted, wet·ting.
SYNONYMS FOR wet
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Idioms for wet
Origin of wet
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OTHER WORDS FROM wet
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH wetwet , whet
Example sentences from the Web for wet
Down clusters lose their ability to loft, and therefore provide warmth, if they get wet.How to Layer for Outdoor Dining This Fall and Winter|Wes Siler|October 14, 2020|Outside Online
In wetter regions, warming temperatures are causing more water to evaporate, leading to more clouds.Nights are warming faster than days. Here’s what that means for the planet.|Ula Chrobak|October 9, 2020|Popular Science
This wet bulb 35 temperature—the combination of heat and humidity together that’s fatal to humans if they’re not in air conditioning—is already striking a few times a year around the world.Kim Stanley Robinson Holds Out Hope - Issue 90: Something Green|Liz Greene|October 7, 2020|Nautilus
As the muscles cycle through wet, dry, wet, dry, their motion turns an electromagnetic generator, as long as there is water in the reservoir.Imitation Is the Sincerest Form of Environmentalism - Issue 90: Something Green|Anastasia Bendebury & Michael Shilo DeLay|October 7, 2020|Nautilus
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Shooting as we did above our knees in water, the rain did not make any appreciable difference in our great wetness.Three in Norway|James Arthur Lees
He pressed a button on the bulb in his hand; Bart gasped, feeling cold wetness on his head.The Colors of Space|Marion Zimmer Bradley
The sensation of wetness is composed of that of cold and easy movement over surface.Criminal Psychology|Hans Gross
This chap stopped and passed a few commonplace remarks about the wetness of the trench, etc., and then passed on.Into the Jaws of Death|Jack O'Brien
She felt a lump in her throat, a smile on her lips, and a wetness in her eyes.The Salamander|Owen Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for wet
adjective wetter or wettest
verb wets, wetting, wet or wetted
Derived forms of wet
Word Origin for wet
Idioms and Phrases with wet
In addition to the idioms beginning with wet
- wet behind the ears
- wet blanket
- wet one's whistle
- all wet
- get one's feet wet
- like (wet as) a drowned rat
- mad as a hornet (wet hen)