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.
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Idioms for wet
Origin of wet
SYNONYMS FOR wet
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OTHER WORDS FROM wet
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH wetwet , whet
Example sentences from the Web for wet
Its powder is a light red, and emits an argillaceous odor when wetted.
Pour into a wetted mould, and set in a cool place until firm.The Skilful Cook|Mary Harrison
Anna could no longer control herself, but her cheeks were wetted with the usual signs of feeling in her sex.The Monikins|J. Fenimore Cooper
We were three hours in it, and all wetted, just on reaching camp by 200 yards, of flood mid-deep; but we have food.
One objection to feeding cut hay mixed with ground or crushed grains, and wetted, must not be overlooked during the hot months.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
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)