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
synonym study for wet
OTHER WORDS FROM wet
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH wetwet , whet
Example sentences from the Web for wet
The Mediterranean climate is cool and dry during the summer, and wet in the winter.Berkeley: A City That Fights for the Rights of All|LGBTQ-Editor|November 20, 2020|No Straight News
Morales, the York teacher, stood on the sidelines, wet and shivering.Inside the Lives of Immigrant Teens Working Dangerous Night Shifts in Suburban Factories|by Melissa Sanchez|November 19, 2020|ProPublica
Dry ingredients and wet ingredients might need to be combined in separate bowls before they can be mixed together.
Mark this rechargeable iRobot wet and dry robot mop down for anyone on your list who could use a break.
The boy said if a diaper was wet in the morning, he would be beaten, sometimes with a belt across the back or chest, the affidavit says.After mother, partner are charged in toddler’s death, D.C. police say siblings were also abused|Peter Hermann|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
If you Google “Muslim Christmas tree star” you will see a list of right-wing websites wetting their pants over this.
Not a lot of people probably remember your first movie role—as the pants-wetting soccer player in Superbad.Dave Franco Uncut: The Actor on ’22 Jump Street,’ ‘The Room,’ and His Bro’s Nude Instagrams|Marlow Stern|June 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The crowd at the midnight showing of Veronica Mars was on the verge of wetting itself.
Got to add global blowing and global wetting to list of climate concerns.Up to a Point: 2013 in Review and Predictions for 2014|P. J. O’Rourke|January 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Symptoms during the early stages include detachment and aggression as well as insomnia, bed-wetting, and nightmares.
In a word, you seem in your Dunciad, to have been angry at the rain for wetting you, why then would you go into it?A Letter from Mr. Cibber to Mr. Pope|Colley Cibber
He had been under water a dangerously long time before Stranack, who had suffered no more than a wetting, had found him.Uncanny Tales|Various
The water was cold, but I didn't mind the wetting much, and took the precaution to hold fast to the tail of the largest ox.
He heartily wished then that he had stood firmly for the agreement, or, failing to secure his rights, had taken the wetting.
She was obliged to wade through, but escaped a serious wetting by walking on her heels.
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)