wet·​ter | \ ˈwe-tər How to pronounce wetter (audio) \

Definition of wetter

 (Entry 1 of 2)

comparative form of the adjective wet

a wetter climate a plant that grows in wetter regions


plural wetters

Definition of wetter (Entry 2 of 2)

: one that wets something a bed wetter a soil wetter [=a wetting agent used on soil]

Examples of wetter in a Sentence

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The Pilot was the bed-wetter in our cabin, earning our scorn and its last-place finish when its brakes started smoking after a few runs up and down our twisty road. Jeff Sabatini, Car and Driver, "2017 Dodge Durango vs. 2017 GMC Acadia, 2017 Honda Pilot, 2017 Mazda CX-9, 2018 Volkswagen Atlas," 13 July 2017

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First Known Use of wetter


1737, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wetter was in 1737

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