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Definitions of wet

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

waterproof, principled, dry-shod, teetotalist, shrivelled, air-dried, pump, dried-up, bone-dry, moral, desiccate, cynical, unadulterated, freeze-dried, hardheaded, virtuous, level, sunbaked, adust, milkless, sober, arid, shriveled, abstainer, scorched, strong, mettlesome, stouthearted, bleed, air-dry, water-repellent, Wrung, good, right, steady, sere, abstemious, hard, nondrinker, dehydrate, abstinent, righteous, waterless, dry, baked, withered, teetotal, thirsty, dehydrated, dry out, temperate, tough, dried-out, courageous, Backboned, upright, nonalcoholic, semiarid, hard-boiled, parched, drain, siphon, sear, scorch, Droughty, stalwart, firm, unvarnished, desiccated, water-resistant, dried, rainless, unrelenting, teetotaler, resolute, determined, straight, cool, ethical, parch, watertight, unsentimental, clearheaded.

Quotes of wet

  1. Alas for the affairs of men! When they are fortunate you might compare them to a shadow; and if they are unfortunate, a wet sponge with one dash wipes the picture away. – Aeschylus
  2. Why don't you get out of that wet coat and into a dry martini? – Robert Benchley
  3. I commonly went ashore every day, either upon business, or to recreate myself in the fields, which were very pleasant, and the more for a shower of rain now and then, that ushers in the wet season. – William Dampier
  4. My youngest daughter sings. She's going to be very good. She's graduated from Music School and she's been working down around and getting her feet wet you know. I had her out with me for a year just showing her the ropes a little bit, but she's going to be all right. – Billy Eckstine
  5. Records have images. There are wet records and dry records. And big records. – Art Garfunkel
  6. I did what we call dry for wet effects, some of the miniatures work and two animation sequences. – John Hench
  7. If one cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen. – Nikita Khrushchev
  8. It was just using the liquid shampoo- the Russians have one very similar to the stuff we use on the Shuttle- you just wet your hair with it and then wipe it out. – Shannon Lucid
  9. The dirt was OK, but once you hit the grass... Wet grass is slippery. – Greg Maddux
  10. For when they see the people swarm into the streets, and daily wet to the skin with rain, and yet cannot persuade them to go out of the rain, they do keep themselves within their houses, seeing they cannot remedy the folly of the people. – Thomas Moore
  11. I enjoy some physical stuff. But if I had a choice between playing a scene where it's raining, it's terribly cold, I'm wet and I'm being drowned and playing a scene with dinosaur eggs in a laboratory, I'd probably take the latter. It's warmer and generally more comfortable! – Sam Neill
  12. It was a Sunday afternoon, wet and cheerless; and a duller spectacle this earth of ours has not to show than a rainy Sunday in London. – Thomas de Quincey
  13. If you make any money, the government shoves you in the creek once a year with it in your pockets, and all that don't get wet you can keep. – Will Rogers
  14. All we need is a meteorologist who has once been soaked to the skin without ill effect. No one can write knowingly of the weather who walks bent over on wet days. – E. B. White

Usage examples for wet

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

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