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English adjective: wet

1. wet covered or soaked with a liquid such as water


SamplesA wet bathing suit.
Wet sidewalks.
Wet weather.


Similarbedewed, besprent, boggy, clammy, damp, dampish, dank, dewy, drippy, drizzly, humid, marshy, miry, misty, moist, mucky, muddy, muggy, quaggy, rainy, reeking, rheumy, showery, sloppy, sloppy, sloughy, sodden, soggy, soppy, squashy, steaming, steamy, steamy, sticky, sticky, swampy, tacky, undried, washed, waterlogged, watery, watery


Attributewetness


Antonymsdry

2. wet containing moisture or volatile components


SamplesWet paint.


Antonymsdry

3. wet supporting or permitting the legal production and sale of alcoholic beverages


SamplesA wet candidate running on a wet platform.
A wet county.


Antonymsdry

4. wet producing or secreting milk


SamplesA wet nurse.
A wet cow.
Lactating cows.


Synonymslactating


Similarfresh


Antonymsdry

5. wet consisting of or trading in alcoholic liquor


SamplesA wet cargo.
A wet canteen.


Similaralcoholic


Antonymsnonalcoholic

6. wet very drunk


Synonymsbesotted, blind drunk, blotto, cockeyed, crocked, fuddled, loaded, pie-eyed, pissed, pixilated, plastered, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tight


Similardrunk, inebriated, intoxicated


Domain usageargot, cant, jargon, lingo, patois, slang, vernacular


Antonymssober


English noun: wet

1. wet (state) wetness caused by water


SamplesDrops of wet gleamed on the window.


Synonymsmoisture


Broader (hypernym)wetness


English verb: wet

1. wet (change) cause to become wet


SamplesWet your face.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Narrower (hyponym)bedew, besprinkle, dampen, douse, douse, dowse, dowse, drench, irrigate, moisten, soak, sop, souse, sparge, sprinkle, squirt, wash, water


Antonymsdry, dry out

2. wet (body) make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating


SamplesThis eight year old boy still wets his bed.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)make, make water, micturate, pass water, pee, pee-pee, piddle, piss, puddle, relieve oneself, spend a penny, take a leak, urinate, wee, wee-wee









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