Synonyms of wet
1 dampDictionary • He rubbed his wet hair with a towel.
damp • She wiped the table with a damp cloth.
soaked • We got soaked walking home.
soaking • My face and raincoat were soaking.
saturated • His work clothes were saturated with oil.
moist • Wipe off any excess with a clean, moist flannel.
watery • a wide watery sweep of marshland
soggy • soggy cheese and tomato sandwiches
sodden • We stripped off our sodden clothes.
waterlogged • The football match is off because of a waterlogged pitch.
dank • The kitchen was dank and cheerless.
2 rainyDictionary • It was a miserable wet day.
rainy • a rainy night
misty • The air was cold and misty.
humid • Visitors can expect hot and humid conditions.
clammy • As you peer down into this pit, the clammy atmosphere rises to meet your skin.
3 feebleDictionary (informal) • I despised him for being so wet and spineless.
feeble • He was old and feeble.
soft • He says the measure is soft and weak on criminals.
weak • a weak man who let his wife walk all over him
foolish • How foolish I was not to have seen my doctor earlier.
ineffectual • The mayor had become ineffectual in the war against drugs.
weedy (informal) • a neurotic, weedy little man
spineless • bureaucrats and spineless politicians
effete • a charming but effete young man
namby-pamby • I despise his wimpy, namby-pamby attitude.
nerdy or nurdy (slang)
moistenDictionary • Wet the fabric with a damp sponge before ironing.
moisten • She took a sip of water to moisten her dry throat.
damp • She damped a hand towel and laid it across her head.
dampen • She took the time to dampen a cloth and wash her face.
water • Water the plants once a week.
splash • He closed his eyes tight, and splashed the water on his face.
soak • Soak the soil around each bush with at least 4 gallons of water.
steep • green beans steeped in olive oil
saturate • If the filter has been saturated with motor oil, discard it.
drench • They turned fire hoses on the people and drenched them.
douse • They doused him in petrol.
irrigate • The land is irrigated by a maze of interconnected canals.
1 rainDictionary • They had come in from the cold and the wet.
, fine weather
2 moistureDictionary • splashing around in the wet of the puddles
moisture • When the soil is dry, more moisture is lost from the plant.
damp • There was damp everywhere in the house.
humidity • The heat and humidity were insufferable.
condensation • He used his sleeve to wipe the condensation off the glass.
dampness • A chill dampness was rising from the rough grass.
wetness • I felt the wetness of my damp clothes against my skin.
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• As you peer down into this pit, the clammy atmosphere rises to meet your skin.
condensationCondensation consists of small drops of water which form when warm water vapour or steam touches a cold surface such as a window.
• He used his sleeve to wipe the condensation off the glass.
Thesaurus for wet from the Collins English Thesaurus
moistened, covered, saturated, etc, with water or some other liquid