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1 wet /ˈwɛt/ adjective
wetter; wettest
1 wet
/ˈwɛt/
adjective
wetter; wettest
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
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]
2 wet /ˈwɛt/ verb
wets; wet or wetted; wetting
2 wet
/ˈwɛt/
verb
wets; wet or wetted; wetting
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
3 wet /ˈwɛt/ noun
plural wets
3 wet
/ˈwɛt/
noun
plural wets
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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