1. covered or soaked with a liquid such as water
- a wet bathing suit
- wet sidewalks
- wet weather
Similar word(s): bedewed, dewy, besprent, boggy, marshy, miry, mucky, muddy, quaggy, sloppy, sloughy, soggy, squashy, swampy, waterlogged, clammy, dank, damp, dampish, moist, sodden, soppy, drippy, drizzly, humid, misty, muggy, steamy, sticky, reeking, watery, rheumy, rainy, showery, steaming, tacky, undried, washed
2. containing moisture or volatile components
- wet paint
3. supporting or permitting the legal production and sale of alcoholic beverages
- a wet candidate running on a wet platform
- a wet county
4. producing or secreting milk
- a wet nurse
- a wet cow
5. consisting of or trading in alcoholic liquor
- a wet cargo
- a wet canteen
Similar word(s): alcoholic
6. very drunk
Similar word(s): drunk, gone, inebriated, intoxicated, ripped, besotted, blotto, cockeyed, crocked, fuddled, loaded, pixilated, plastered, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tight
Sentences with wet as an adjective:
- I went out in the rain and now my clothes are all wet.
- It’s going to be wet tomorrow.
- Water is wet.
- Don't be so wet.
- He got me all wet.
- That guy's wet; after all, he just started yesterday.
- the wet extraction of copper, in distinction from dry extraction in which dry heat or fusion is employed
1. wetness caused by water
- drops of wet gleamed on the window
Similar word(s): moisture
Sentences with wet as a noun:
- Don't go out in the wet.
1. cause to become wet
- Wet your face
2. make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating
- This eight year old boy still wets his bed
Sentences with wet as a verb:
- Johnny wets the bed several times a week.