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Definition of WET

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Wet \Wet\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wet} (rarely {Wetted}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Wetting}.] [AS. w[=ae]tan.] 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. "[The scene] did draw tears from me and wetted my paper." --Burke. [1913 Webster]

           Ye mists and exhalations, that now rise . . . Whether to deck with clouds the uncolored sky, Or wet the thirsty earth with falling showers.
                                                    --Milton. [1913 Webster]

     {To wet one's whistle}, to moisten one's throat; to drink a dram of liquor. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

              Let us drink the other cup to wet our whistles.
                                                    --Walton. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Wet \Wet\ (w[e^]t), a. [Compar. {Wetter}; superl. {Wettest}.] [OE. wet, weet, AS. w[=ae]t; akin to OFries. w[=e]t, Icel. v[=a]tr, Sw. v[*a]t, Dan. vaad, and E. water. [root]137. See {Water}.] [1913 Webster]
     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.
        "Wet cheeks." --Shak.
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     2. Very damp; rainy; as, wet weather; a wet season. "Wet October's torrent flood." --Milton. [1913 Webster]

     3. (Chem.) 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. [1913 Webster]

     4. Refreshed with liquor; drunk. [Slang] --Prior. [1913 Webster]

     {Wet blanket}, {Wet dock}, etc. See under {Blanket}, {Dock}, etc.

     {Wet goods}, intoxicating liquors. [Slang]
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     Syn: Nasty; humid; damp; moist. See {Nasty}.
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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Wet \Wet\, n. [AS. w[=ae]ta. See {Wet}, a.] [1913 Webster]
     1. Water or wetness; moisture or humidity in considerable degree. [1913 Webster]

              Have here a cloth and wipe away the wet. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

              Now the sun, with more effectual beams, Had cheered the face of earth, and dried the wet From drooping plant.                  --Milton. [1913 Webster]

     2. Rainy weather; foggy or misty weather.
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     3. A dram; a drink. [Slang]
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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

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V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

221 Moby Thesaurus words for "wet":
     Scotch mist, apish, asinine, asperge, batty, bedew, befooled, beguiled, besotted, bespatter, besprinkle, blood rain, bogginess, boggy, boozy, brainless, buffoonish, canned, cat-and-dog weather, cockeyed, crazy, credulous, dabble, daffy, daft, damp, dampen, dampish, dampness, dank, dash, dazed, deluge, dew, dewiness, dewy, dirty weather, disguised, dizzy, doting, douche, douse, draft, dram, drench, drenched, drink, dripping, drizzle, drop, drown, drunk, dumb, evening mist, exudation, fall, fatuitous, fatuous, fenny, fill, flaky, flurry, fogginess, fond, fool, foolheaded, foolish, fuddled, futile, gaga, gargle, goofy, gout of rain, gulled, guzzle, hose, hose down, humect, humectate, humectation, humid, humidify, humor, idiotic, imbecile, impregnate, inane, inebriated, inept, infatuated, insane, irrigate, jigger, jolt, kooky, lave, libation, loony, mad, make water, marshiness, marshy, maudlin, mist, mistiness, misty rain, mizzle, moist, moisten, moistiness, moistness, moisture, monsoon, moronic, muggy, nip, number one, nutty, paddle, patter, pee, pee-pee, peg, piddle, piss, pitter-patter, pixilated, plastered, potation, potion, precipitation, predominance of Aquarius, pull, pump bilge, rain, raindrop, rainfall, raininess, rains, rainwater, rainy, rainy day, rainy season, rainy weather, rinse, roric, roriferous, round, round of drinks, sappy, saturate, saturated, screwy, senseless, sentimental, sheet of rain, shot, shower, showeriness, silly, sip, slobber, slop, slosh, slug, snifter, snort, soak, soaked, soaking, sodden, soddenness, sogginess, soggy, sop, soppiness, sopping, soppy, souse, soused, sparge, spatter, spell of rain, spend a penny, splash, splatter, sponge, spot, spray, spring rains, sprinkle, stale, sticky, stormy weather, stupid, suck, sup, swampiness, swampy, swash, swig, swill, syringe, tacky, thoughtless, tot, undried, unfrozen hydrometeor, urinate, wacky, wash, water, wateriness, wee-wee, wet down, wet season, wet weather, wetness, wettish, wettishness, witless


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