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1. blanket

noun. ['ˈblæŋkət, ˈblæŋkɪt'] bedding that keeps a person warm in bed.

Synonyms

  • Mackinaw blanket
  • electric blanket
  • bed clothing
  • mackinaw
  • bedclothes
  • manta
  • bedding
  • security blanket
  • afghan

Antonyms

  • show
  • fall short of
  • small
  • little

Etymology

  • blanchet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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2. blanket

noun. ['ˈblæŋkət, ˈblæŋkɪt'] anything that covers.

Synonyms

  • cover
  • mantle
  • covering

Antonyms

  • thin
  • narrow-minded
  • unclear
  • low

Etymology

  • blanchet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. blanket

verb. ['ˈblæŋkət, ˈblæŋkɪt'] cover as if with a blanket.

Antonyms

  • man

Etymology

  • blanchet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. blanket

noun. ['ˈblæŋkət, ˈblæŋkɪt'] a layer of lead surrounding the highly reactive core of a nuclear reactor.

Synonyms

  • breeder reactor
  • layer

Antonyms

  • specific
  • incomplete
  • narrow

Etymology

  • blanchet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. blanket

adjective. ['ˈblæŋkət, ˈblæŋkɪt'] broad in scope or content.

Synonyms

  • all-encompassing
  • panoptic
  • comprehensive
  • all-inclusive
  • across-the-board
  • broad
  • encompassing
  • all-embracing
  • wide

Antonyms

  • unmask
  • artifact
  • undress
  • exclude

Etymology

  • blanchet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. wet

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

Synonyms

  • moisture

Antonyms

  • fragrant
  • undiluted

Etymology

  • wett (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. 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))

10. 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))

Example sentences of the word wet-blanket


1. Noun Phrase
Oftentimes symptoms like joint inflammation, all-over fatigue and even heightened feelings of anxiety and depression can feel like a wet blanket that smothers any possible motivation to get moving.

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