[ US /ˈwɛt/ ]
[ UK /wˈɛt/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. very drunk
  2. containing moisture or volatile components
    wet paint
  3. covered or soaked with a liquid such as water
    wet weather
    a wet bathing suit
    wet sidewalks
  4. supporting or permitting the legal production and sale of alcoholic beverages
    a wet candidate running on a wet platform
    a wet county
  5. producing or secreting milk
    lactating cows
    a wet nurse
    a wet cow
  6. consisting of or trading in alcoholic liquor
    a wet cargo
    a wet canteen
VERB
  1. make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating
    This eight year old boy still wets his bed
  2. cause to become wet
    Wet your face
NOUN
  1. wetness caused by water
    drops of wet gleamed on the window
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How To Use wet In A Sentence

  • The aircraft descended into a wetland area and had since been forgotten about as it sank below the surface. Times, Sunday Times
  • The extended period of damage was probably brought on by the cool/wet growing conditions.
  • Sefelt has pulled back halfway normal, swelling up and down with big wet, rattling breaths.
  • The blame for this month's wet weather lies with the jet stream winds a few miles high. Times, Sunday Times
  • Actually, I was thinking of M&P on top of the CP, as a cover for the paper, but since the water in CP would make it wet to pour on top of the paper, dunno. Microsoft Soap - Set Up
  • He towelled his wet hair.
  • Wet meadows between rock outcrops include grasses, sedges, mosses, pitcher plant Saracenia purpurea, sundew Drosera sp. and purple fringed orchid Habenaria psycodes. Gros Morne National Park, Canada
  • This is the northernmost and wettest of the central Asian depressions, remnants of a Tertiary era inland sea, with relict glaciers, glacier lakes and a wide variety of rock types, the result of a long series of successive eras of deposition and orogeny. Uvs Nuur Basin, Russian Federation, Republic of Tuva and Mongolia
  • During the next patrol, at about 10 p.m., however, our men found fresh footprints on the wet ground.
  • I looked up and saw that the trees I was standing under were eucalypts, which had released their oily, pungent aroma into the wet air.
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