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Definition of Wet


  1. Containing, or consisting of, water or other liquid; moist; soaked with a liquid; having water or other liquid upon the surface; as, wet land; a wet cloth; a wet table.
  2. Very damp; rainy; as, wet weather; a wet season.
  3. Employing, or done by means of, water or some other liquid; as, the wet extraction of copper, in distinction from dry extraction in which dry heat or fusion is employed.
  4. Refreshed with liquor; drunk.
  5. Water or wetness; moisture or humidity in considerable degree.
  6. Rainy weather; foggy or misty weather.
  7. A dram; a drink.
  8. of Wet
  9. To fill or moisten with water or other liquid; to sprinkle; to cause to have water or other fluid adherent to the surface; to dip or soak in a liquid; as, to wet a sponge; to wet the hands; to wet cloth.

Wet Quotations

Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.
Roger Miller

Ah, lives of men! When prosperous they glitter - Like a fair picture; when misfortune comes - A wet sponge at one blow has blurred the painting.

Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.

For when they see the people swarm into the streets, and daily wet to the skin with rain, and yet cannot persuade them to go out of the rain, they do keep themselves within their houses, seeing they cannot remedy the folly of the people.
Thomas More

When I'm writing, I am concentrating almost wholly on concrete detail: the color a room is painted, the way a drop of water rolls off a wet leaf after a rain.
Donna Tartt
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Wet Translations

wet in Afrikaans is nat
wet in Dutch is nat
wet in French is humide, humecter
wet in Italian is umido, inumidire, bagnato
wet in Latin is madidus
wet in Portuguese is molhado
wet in Spanish is mojado, humadecer
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