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1. wet

adjective. ['ˈwɛt'] covered or soaked with a liquid such as water.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • dry
  • clear
  • pure
  • unsexy

Etymology

  • wett (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Wet

  • cabriolet
  • suffragette
  • sobriquet
  • minuet
  • luncheonette
  • laviolette
  • galudet
  • flageolet
  • falconet
  • dancanet
  • clarinet
  • calumet
  • antoinette
  • willamette
  • tagamet
  • statuette
  • slushayete
  • silhouette
  • sextet
  • quintet
  • quartet
  • pinochet
  • nicolette
  • nicolet
  • lorgnette
  • larroquette
  • kitchenette
  • intermet
  • henriette
  • cullinet

Example sentences of the word wet


1. Noun, singular or mass
Plus, if you make a mistake you might be able to wipe off the wet paint.

2. Adjective
Bring more pairs of socks than needed, in case some get wet from being out in the snow.

3. Adverb
Missoula is not very wet, as it only averages 13.5 inches of rain annually.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Grass roots essentially drown when they're constantly wet from overwatering.

Quotes containing the word wet


1. Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
- Bob Marley

2. Hello babies. Welcome to Earth. It's hot in the summer and cold in the winter. It's round and wet and crowded. On the outside, babies, you've got a hundred years here. There's only one rule that I know of, babies-"God damn it, you've got to be kind.
- Kurt Vonnegut

3. I grew up as a very sarcastic person. I was always the class clown, and to date girls, I had to be really funny. I was really skinny growing up. I was so thin, I had to run around in the shower to get wet. That kind of thin. So I always had to rely on humor and sarcasm.
- Kurt Fuller

2. wet-nurse

noun. a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.

Synonyms

  • wet nurse
  • nanny
  • amah
  • nurse
  • nursemaid

Antonyms

  • withdraw
  • take
  • borrow
  • breastfeed

3. wet-nurse

verb. give suck to.

Synonyms

  • lactate
  • give
  • nurse
  • give suck
  • suckle
  • suck
  • feed

Antonyms

  • bottlefeed
  • disinherit
  • explode
  • stay

4. wet-bulb_thermometer

noun. a thermometer with a bulb that is covered with moist muslin; used in a psychrometer to measure humidity.

Synonyms

  • psychrometer

Antonyms

  • wet-bulb thermometer

5. wet

verb. ['ˈwɛt'] cause to become wet.

Synonyms

  • squirt
  • alter
  • bedew
  • sop
  • moisten
  • douse
  • soak
  • sprinkle
  • drench
  • change
  • besprinkle
  • souse
  • modify
  • irrigate
  • dowse
  • dampen
  • wash
  • water

Antonyms

  • easy
  • tasteful
  • dirty
  • healthy

Etymology

  • wett (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. wet

noun. ['ˈwɛt'] wetness caused by water.

Synonyms

  • moisture

Antonyms

  • fragrant
  • undiluted

Etymology

  • wett (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. wet

verb. ['ˈwɛt'] make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating.

Synonyms

  • pee
  • take a leak
  • urinate
  • wee-wee
  • pass water
  • make
  • piddle
  • relieve oneself
  • puddle
  • wee
  • make water
  • piss
  • spend a penny
  • micturate

Antonyms

  • solid
  • enliven
  • sharpen
  • nonadhesive

Etymology

  • wett (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. wet

adjective. ['ˈwɛt'] very drunk.

Synonyms

  • plastered
  • fuddled
  • slopped
  • besotted
  • blind drunk
  • stiff
  • squiffy
  • cockeyed
  • smashed
  • inebriated
  • drunk
  • sloshed
  • intoxicated
  • soused
  • blotto
  • soaked
  • pixilated
  • pissed
  • tight
  • crocked
  • pie-eyed
  • sozzled

Antonyms

  • careful
  • tight
  • unemotional
  • tidy

Etymology

  • wett (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. wet

adjective. ['ˈwɛt'] producing or secreting milk.

Synonyms

  • lactating

Antonyms

  • active
  • light

Etymology

  • wett (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. wet

adjective. ['ˈwɛt'] consisting of or trading in alcoholic liquor.

Antonyms

  • clean

Etymology

  • wett (Middle English (1100-1500))
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