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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OTHER WORDS FROM wet
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH wetwet , whet
Example sentences from the Web for wet
The month of May was the wettest since records were first kept more than a century ago: all month the rain just never stopped.
The Indian said this was the wettest carry in the State, and as the season was a very wet one we anticipated an unpleasant walk.Canoeing in the wilderness|Henry David Thoreau
General Crozier, just arrived from Washington, came in the darkest and wettest hour.Diplomatic Days|Edith O'Shaughnessy
This march to Phari was, until we actually reached the Phari plain, quite the wettest I have known.To Lhassa at Last|Powell Millington
The trenches themselves were well-built and revetted with sand bags, and dry enough even during the wettest weather.Q.6.a and Other places|Francis Buckley
We had hardly passed the great Block buttes when the biggest, wettest flakes of snow began to pelt into our faces.Letters on an Elk Hunt|Elinore Pruitt Stewart
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)