Synonyms of 'wet'
1 dampDictionary, soaked, soaking
He rubbed his wet hair with a towel.
She wiped the table with a damp cloth.
We got soaked walking home.
My face and raincoat were soaking.
His work clothes were saturated with oil.
Wipe off any excess with a clean, moist flannel.
a wide watery sweep of marshland
soggy cheese and tomato sandwiches
We stripped off our sodden clothes.
The football match is off because of a waterlogged pitch.
The kitchen was dank and cheerless.
2 rainyDictionary, damp, drizzly
It was a miserable wet day.
3 feebleDictionary, soft, weak
I despised him for being so wet and spineless.
He was old and feeble.
He says the measure is soft and weak on criminals.
a weak man who let his wife walk all over him
How foolish I was not to have seen my doctor earlier.
The mayor had become ineffectual in the war against drugs.
a neurotic, weedy little man
bureaucrats and spineless politicians
a charming but effete young man
I despise his wimpy, namby-pamby attitude.
nerdy or nurdy (slang)
moistenDictionary, spray, damp
Wet the fabric with a damp sponge before ironing.
She took a sip of water to moisten her dry throat.
She damped a hand towel and laid it across her head.
She took the time to dampen a cloth and wash her face.
Water the plants once a week.
He closed his eyes tight, and splashed the water on his face.
Soak the soil around each bush with at least 4 gallons of water.
green beans steeped in olive oil
If the filter has been saturated with motor oil, discard it.
They turned fire hoses on the people and drenched them.
They doused him in petrol.
The land is irrigated by a maze of interconnected canals.
1 rainDictionary, rains, damp
They had come in from the cold and the wet.
2 moistureDictionary, water, liquid
splashing around in the wet of the puddles
When the soil is dry, more moisture is lost from the plant.
There was damp everywhere in the house.
The heat and humidity were insufferable.
He used his sleeve to wipe the condensation off the glass.
A chill dampness was rising from the rough grass.
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.
Thesaurus for wet from the Collins English Thesaurus
If something is wet , it is covered in water, rain , sweat , tears , or another liquid.