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Definition of "wet" []

  • Covered or soaked with a liquid, such as water. (adjective)
  • Not yet dry or firm: wet paint. (adjective)
  • Stored or preserved in liquid. (adjective)
  • Used or prepared with water or other liquids. (adjective)
  • Rainy, humid, or foggy: wet weather. (adjective)
  • Moistened, covered, saturated, etc, with water or some other liquid (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Not yet dry or solid (adjective)
  • Rainy, foggy, misty, or humid (adjective)
  • Employing a liquid, usually water (adjective)
  • Characterized by or permitting the free sale of alcoholic beverages (adjective)
  • Feeble or foolish (adjective)
  • Wetness or moisture (noun)
  • Damp or rainy weather (noun)
  • A Conservative politician who is considered not to be a hard-liner (noun)
  • A feeble or foolish person (noun)
  • A person who advocates free sale of alcoholic beverages (noun)
  • To make or become wet (verb)
  • To urinate on (something) (verb)
  • To prepare (tea) by boiling or infusing (verb)

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Use "wet" in a sentence
  • "This was a term wet propagandists had found convenient in their effort to stamp the mark of greed on Prohibition supporters like Asa Candler of Coca-Cola."
  • "They move like this, and you know, you hear the term wet storm, dry storms."
  • "Liam Hartz, a Marshfield charter school student, used the phrase wet fur'' to describe the rays' exterior."