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
From age seven to 13, he knew his mom was suffering and it made him, he says, timid, scared, and a bed-wetter.
Lewis came under cover wetter than he would have been had he been in swimming, he declared.The Carter Girls' Week-End Camp|Nell Speed
Virginia, head still bent, was touching her wet lace waist with her wetter gloves.The Firing Line|Robert W. Chambers
Astralit (Wetter): ammonium nitrate explosive containing some blasting gelatine.
Albit (Wetter): a chlorate explosive replacing nitrates; scarce during the war.
"Turn it off," shouted Louise, already pretty wet and surely getting wetter.The Girl Scouts at Sea Crest|Lillian Garis
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)