HyperDic: wet

English > 9 senses of the word wet:
ADJECTIVEallwetcovered or soaked with a liquid such as water
allwetcontaining moisture or volatile components
allwetsupporting or permitting the legal production and sale of alcoholic beverages
allwet, lactatingproducing or secreting milk
allwetconsisting of or trading in alcoholic liquor
allwet, besotted, blind drunk, blotto, crocked, cockeyed, fuddled, loaded, pie-eyed, pissed, pixilated, plastered, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tightvery drunk
VERBchangewetcause to become wet
bodywetmake one's bed or clothes wet by urinating
NOUNstatewet, moisturewetness caused by water
wet > pronunciation
Soundsweh't
Rhymesabet ... yet: 108 rhymes with eht...
English > wet: 9 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCovered or soaked with a liquid such as water.
Examples
  • "a wet bathing suit"
  • "wet sidewalks"
  • "wet weather"
Attribute ofwetnessThe condition of containing or being covered by a liquid / liquid (especially water)
Narrowerbedewed, dewywet with dew
besprentsprinkled over
boggy, marshy, miry, mucky, muddy, quaggy, sloppy, sloughy, soggy, squashy, swampy, waterlogged(of soil) soft and watery
clammy, dankunpleasantly cool and humid
damp, dampish, moistslightly wet
drippy, drizzlywet with light rain
humidContaining or characterized by a great deal of water vapor
mistywet with mist
muggy, steamy, stickyHot or warm and humid
reeking, waterywet with secreted or exuded moisture such as sweat or tears
rheumymoist, damp, wet (especially of air)
showery, rainy(of weather) wet by periods of rain
sloppywet or smeared with a spilled liquid or moist material
sodden, soppywet through and through
steaming, steamyFilled with steam or emitting moisture in the form of vapor or mist
stickymoist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body
tacky(of a glutinous liquid / liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch
undriedStill wet or moist
washedwet as from washing
wateryFilled with water
OppositedryFree from liquid / liquid or moisture
Spanishempapado, húmedo, mojado
Catalanhumit, moll, xopat
Nounswetnessthe condition of containing or being covered by a liquid / liquid (especially water)
English > wet: 9 senses > adjective 2
MeaningContaining moisture or volatile components.
Example"wet paint"
Oppositedrylacking moisture or volatile components
Nounswetwetness caused by water
wetnessthe condition of containing or being covered by a liquid / liquid (especially water)
English > wet: 9 senses > adjective 3
Meaningsupporting or permitting the legal production and sale of alcoholic beverages.
Examples
  • "a wet candidate running on a wet platform"
  • "a wet county"
OppositedryOpposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages
English > wet: 9 senses > adjective 4
Meaningproducing or secreting milk.
Examples
  • "a wet nurse"
  • "a wet cow"
Synonymlactating
NarrowerfreshHaving recently calved and therefore / therefore able to give milk
Oppositedrynot producing milk
English > wet: 9 senses > adjective 5
MeaningConsisting of or trading in alcoholic liquor.
Examples
  • "a wet cargo"
  • "a wet canteen"
BroaderalcoholicCharacteristic of or containing alcohol
English > wet: 9 senses > adjective 6
MeaningVery drunk.
Synonymsbesotted, blind drunk, blotto, crocked, cockeyed, fuddled, loaded, pie-eyed, pissed, pixilated, plastered, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tight
Broaderintoxicated, drunk, inebriated, ripped, gonestupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)
Usage ofslang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacularA characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
Spanishachispado, ajumado, borracho, ciego, curda, curdela, mamado, pedo, piripí, trompa
Catalanborratxo, gat, mamat, mullat, pet, pilloc, pitof, trompa, xop
English > wet: 9 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningwetness caused by water.
Example"drops of wet gleamed on the window"
Synonymmoisture
BroaderwetnessThe condition of containing or being covered by a liquid / liquid (especially water)
Spanishhumedad
Catalanhumitat
Adjectiveswetcontaining moisture or volatile components
Verbswetcause to become wet
English > wet: 9 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningCause to become wet.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"Wet your face"
NarrowerbedewCover with drops of dew or as with dew
douse, dowsewet thoroughly
drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souseCover with liquid / liquid
moisten, wash, dampenmake moist
sprinkle, sparge, besprinklescatter with liquid / liquid
squirtwet with a spurt of liquid / liquid
water, irrigateSupply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositedry, dry outRemove the moisture from and make dry
Spanishhumedecer, mojar
Catalanhumitejar, mullar, remullar
Nounswetwetness caused by water
wettera workman who wets the work in a manufacturing process
wettingthe act of making something wet
English > wet: 9 senses > verb 2, body
Meaningmake one's bed or clothes wet by urinating.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"This eight year old boy still wets his bed"
Broadermake, urinate, piddle, puddle, micturate, piss, pee, pee-pee, make water, relieve oneself, take a leak, spend a penny, wee, wee-wee, pass waterEliminate urine
Nounswettersomeone suffering from enuresis

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