Definition of 'wet'
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We have a great car in the wet and the dry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You go to festivals and you get wet. Times, Sunday Times (2016)People threw down wet face towels from office windows to wash the chemical off their faces. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His hair is wet and there are trunks on the line. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is now all change again as the weather turns wet and windy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Perhaps the corridors should be lined with those people who race out with cold wet sponges during marathons? Times, Sunday Times (2017)Originally a bungalow, it now has an upstairs bedroom with a balcony and a wet room. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What hotel habits have you pulling your ( still wet) hair out? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Hawaii has two seasons, and although this is now the winter season, it is only marginally cooler and wetter than the summer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The wet summers over the past few years have piled on their misery. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Neither are they caused by wet hair or walking with bare feet. The Sun (2015)Tomorrow could bring some respite from wet and windy weather. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Cold air and wet weather appear to set it off. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Not so very wet during the rainy spells. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It will stop wet paint getting splashed on the frame. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Fancy diving beneath the sea without getting wet? The Sun (2012)The smell of wet cement hangs in the air. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They woke in the morning to another wet day and to the prospect of further retreat. Red Coats and Rebels - the war for America 1770-1781 (1990)Whether his team will be prepared for slippery conditions on a wet pitch remains to be seen. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Corner following tunnel exit is best hope and the barriers have claimed many especially in the wet. The Sun (2009)They made them take cold showers when they wet the bed in terror and distress. The Sun (2016)Have a towel handy to wipe wet faces. The Sun (2014)As a result they have become wetter. Food Watch (1994)The wet towel issue makes me laugh. The Sun (2014)It will come as no surprise to hear that this month has proved wetter and colder than average. Times, Sunday Times (2012)New trees and shrubs can help to improve wet, heavy soil. Times, Sunday Times (2015)How did the English end up with something so wet? Times, Sunday Times (2009)It was soft and light, not wet or dirty. The Sun (2009)Nor did he mind whether the track was dry or wet, just as long as they raced. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I always think of this time of the year as wet and damp! Crawshaw's Watercolour Studio (1993)Further west, though, the weather is predicted to be less extreme and also wetter. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'wet'
British English: wet /wɛt/ ADJECTIVE
If something is wet, it is covered in water or another liquid.
My gloves were soaking wet.
- American English: wet
- Arabic: مُبْتَلّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: molhado
- Chinese: 潮湿的
- Croatian: mokar
- Czech: mokrý
- Danish: våd
- Dutch: nat
- European Spanish: mojado
- Finnish: märkä
- French: mouillé
- German: nass
- Greek: βρεγμένος
- Italian: bagnato
- Japanese: 濡れた
- Korean: 젖은
- Norwegian: våt
- Polish: mokry
- European Portuguese: molhado
- Romanian: ud
- Russian: мокрый
- Spanish: mojado
- Swedish: blöt
- Thai: เปียก
- Turkish: ıslak
- Ukrainian: вологий
- Vietnamese: ướt
British English: wet VERB
To wet something means to get water or some other liquid over it.
When assembling the pie, wet the edges where the two crusts join.
Definition of wet from the Collins English Dictionary
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