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Definitions of wet

  1. producing or secreting milk; " a wet nurse"; " a wet cow"; " lactating cows"
  2. wetness caused by water; " drops of wet gleamed on the window"
  3. cause to become wet; " Wet your face"
  4. consisting of or trading in alcoholic liquor; " a wet cargo"; " a wet canteen"
  5. supporting or permitting the legal production and sale of alcoholic beverages; " a wet candidate running on a wet platform"; " a wet county"
  6. covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; " a wet bathing suit"; " wet sidewalks"; " wet paint"; " wet weather"
  7. make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating; " This eight year old boy still wets his bed"
  8. Containing, or consisting of, water or other liquid; moist; soaked with a liquid; having water or other liquid upon the surface; as, wet land; a wet cloth; a wet table.
  9. Very damp; rainy; as, wet weather; a wet season.
  10. Employing, or done by means of, water or some other liquid; as, the wet extraction of copper, in distinction from dry extraction in which dry heat or fusion is employed.
  11. Refreshed with liquor; drunk.
  12. Water or wetness; moisture or humidity in considerable degree.
  13. Rainy weather; foggy or misty weather.
  14. A dram; a drink.
  15. of Wet
  16. To fill or moisten with water or other liquid; to sprinkle; to cause to have water or other fluid adherent to the surface; to dip or soak in a liquid; as, to wet a sponge; to wet the hands; to wet cloth.
  17. To cover or soak with liquid; to soak or moisten with water or some other liquid.
  18. Water; moisture; rainy or misty weather.
  19. Containing, consisting of, or soaked with, water or some other liquid; very damp; rainy.
  20. Wetness.
  21. Wetted or wet.
  22. Wetting.
  23. Water or wetness: moisture.
  24. To make wet: to soak with water: to sprinkle:- pr. p. wetting; pa. t. and pa. p. wet, ( rarely) watted.
  25. To make wet; moisten.
  26. Wet, wetted.
  27. To moisten or soak with liquid.
  28. Moistened or saturated with water or other liquid; watery; moist; rainy.
  29. A considerable degree of moisture; rain.
  30. Containing water; having water or other liquid upon the surface; rainy.
  31. Water or wetness; moisture or humidity in a considerable degree; rainy or misty weather.
  32. To fill or moisten with water or other liquid; to sprinkle; to dip or soak in liquor; to moisten with drink.
  33. Humid; moist; having the pores saturated with water; rainy.
  34. To moisten; to sprinkle with water; to saturate with water.
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Usage examples for wet

  1. The woman opened the door for her, and took off her wet shawl as she went in. – A Peep Behind the Scenes by Mrs. O. F. Walton
  2. Lord, I am wet. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  3. Poor daddy, poor daddy, you'll get wet! – Killykinick by Mary T. Waggaman
  4. One slip on those wet steps and- it's a long way down again." – The Thing in the Attic by James Benjamin Blish
  5. And, indeed, something began to move at the wet end. – Fables for Children, Stories for Children, Natural Science Stories, Popular Education, Decembrists, Moral Tales by Leo Tolstoy
  6. We'll wet up our luck so it'll stick! – Honor: A Play in Four Acts by Hermann Sudermann
  7. The night was dark and wet. – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  8. Dora was there already, and he saw that her face was still wet with tears. – Dora Thorne by Charlotte M. Braeme
  9. Here, Master Roy, you'll be wet through. – His Big Opportunity by Amy Le Feuvre
  10. When Mrs. Gillies returned she found the right hand of Julie Breton wet- and understood. – The Whelps of the Wolf by George Marsh
  11. A pair of wet shoes would, of course, be very funny. – Princess Polly At Play by Amy Brooks
  12. And I shouldn't get my feet wet, should I? – The Simpkins Plot by George A. Birmingham
  13. You have been wet all day long, and have missed your dinner. – Richard Carvel, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  14. He makes a bluff or two; but all he does is wet his lips. – On With Torchy by Sewell Ford
  15. The weather was warm and wet, and continued so in the morning. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  16. " We must get these wet clothes off at once," said Mrs. Raynor, and Miles stayed there to help her. – Two Boys and a Fortune by Matthew White, Jr.
  17. At last came a very wet summer, and everything went wrong in the country round. – Journeys Through Bookland V2 by Charles H. Sylvester
  18. The big room was well filled for a wet night. – Nan of Music Mountain by Frank H. Spearman
  19. Carol, you run up- stairs and ask papa if he got his feet wet. – Prudence of the Parsonage by Ethel Hueston
  20. Going to be rather wet for a fishing excursion, isn't it? – The Shrieking Pit by Arthur J. Rees
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