(noun, adjective, verb)


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

Similar word(s): fresh, lactating

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

Definition categories: state, wetness

Sentences with wet as a noun:

- Don't go out in the wet.


1. cause to become wet

- Wet your face

Definition categories: change, alter, modify

2. make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating

- This eight year old boy still wets his bed

Definition categories: body, make, micturate, pee, piddle, puddle, urinate, wee

Sentences with wet as a verb:

- Johnny wets the bed several times a week.