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1wet/ˈwɛt/adjective
wetterwettest
1wet
/ˈwɛt/
adjective
wetterwettest
Learner's definition of WET  
: covered or soaked with water or another liquid : not dry
: having a lot of rain : rainy
of paint, plaster, etc.  : not yet dry : still moist or sticky
US, informal  : allowing alcoholic beverages to be sold or drunk
: soaked with urine : wearing a diaper that is soaked with urine
British, informal + disapproving  : lacking strength and determination

all wet

US, informal
: completely wrong : not correct

get your feet wet

: to begin doing a new job, activity, etc., in usually a slow and simple way in order to become more familiar with it

wet behind the ears

informal
: young and not experienced

— wetly

adverb

— wetness

noun,[noncount]
2wet/ˈwɛt/verb
wetswetorwettedwetting
2wet
/ˈwɛt/
verb
wetswetorwettedwetting
Learner's definition of WET  
[+ object]
: to cause (something) to become wet — often + down
: to make (a bed or your clothes) wet by urinating

wet your whistle

— see 1whistle
3wet/ˈwɛt/noun
pluralwets
3wet
/ˈwɛt/
noun
pluralwets
Learner's definition of WET  
[count]British, informal + disapproving  : a person who belongs to the Conservative Party and who has moderate or liberal ideas
the wet  : rainy weather : rain
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