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wet

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of wet

  1. 1 containing, covered with, or thoroughly penetrated by water I left the car windows open while it rained, and the seats got all wet Synonyms of wet awash, bathed, bedraggled, doused (also dowsed), drenched, dripping, logged, saturate, saturated, soaked, soaking, sodden, soggy, sopping, soppy, soused, washed, watered, waterlogged, water-soaked, watery Words Related to wet deluged, drowned, flooded, inundated, overflowed; submerged, swamped; hydrated; dipped, dunked, splashed; aqueous; steeped; flushed, irrigated, laved, rinsed, sluiced; clammy, damp, dampish, dank, humid, moist, semimoist, wettish; boggy, miry, seepy, sloppy, squashy Near Antonyms of wet bone-dry, hyperarid, ultradry; waterproof, water-repellent, water-resistant, watertight; baked, dehydrated, freeze-dried; droughty, parched, sere (also sear), sunbaked, thirsty; wrung Antonyms of wet arid, dry, unwatered, waterless

  2. 2 marked by or abounding with rain a wet and dreary day Synonyms of wet pouring, precipitating, stormy, rainyWords Related to wet drippy, drizzling, drizzly, misty, mizzly, spitting, sprinklingNear Antonyms of wet dry

  3. 3 being under the influence of alcohol she says a party's no fun unless she ends up wet Synonyms of wet besotted, blasted [slang], blind, blitzed [slang], blotto [slang], bombed, boozy, canned [slang], cockeyed, crocked, drunken, fried, gassed, hammered [slang], high, impaired, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated, juiced [slang], lit, lit up, loaded [slang], looped, oiled [slang], pickled, pie-eyed, plastered, potted [slang], ripped [slang], sloshed [slang], smashed [slang], sottish, soused, sozzled, squiffed (or squiffy), stewed, stiff, stinking [slang], stoned, tanked [slang], tiddly [chiefly British], tight, tipsy, wasted [slang], drunk, wiped out [slang]Words Related to wet maudlin; beery; befuddled, bleary-eyed, crapulous, dopey (also dopy), rocky, strung out, stupefied; debauched, dissipated, dissolute; alcoholic, bibulous, dipsomaniacalNear Antonyms of wet abstemious, abstinent, dry, temperate, teetotal; clearheaded, cool, level, steadyAntonyms of wet sober, straight

  4. 4 appealing to the emotions in an obvious and tiresome way things get more than a little wet during the opera's big death scene Synonyms of wet chocolate-box, cloying, drippy, fruity, gooey, lovey-dovey, maudlin, mawkish, mushy, novelettish, saccharine, sappy, schmaltzy, sentimental, sloppy, slushy, soppy, soupy, spoony (or spooney), sticky, sugarcoated, sugary, cornyWords Related to wet dreamy, misty-eyed, moonstruck, moony, nostalgic, starry-eyed; feel-good, fuzzy; melodramatic, soap-operatic, soapy, sudsy; flat, insipid, soft-boiled, tasteless, vapid, watery; cutesy, twee [chiefly British]Near Antonyms of wet unadulterated, unvarnished; antisentimental, cynical, hard-boiled, hard-edged, hardheadedAntonyms of wet unsentimental

  5. 5 British  lacking strength of will or character employees of the company despised their boss as a wet and ineffectual bloke Synonyms of wet characterless, effete, frail, invertebrate, limp-wristed, milk-and-water, namby-pamby, nerveless, soft, spineless, weakened, weak-kneed, weakling, weak [British], wimpish, wimpy, wishy-washyWords Related to wet flabby, flaccid, forceless, ineffective, ineffectual; impotent, impuissant, powerless; emasculated, unnerved; lamblike, meek, pliable, submissive; corrupt, dastardly, unprincipled, unscrupulous, villainous; cowardly, craven, fainthearted, lily-livered, nebbishy, poltroon, pusillanimous, sissy, timid; infirm, irresolute, vacillatingNear Antonyms of wet ethical, good, moral, principled, right, righteous, upright, virtuous; determined, mettlesome, resolute, unrelenting; courageous, stalwart, stoutheartedAntonyms of wet backboned, firm, hard, strong, tough

Synonym Discussion of wet

wet, damp, dank, moist, humid mean covered or more or less soaked with liquid. wet usually implies saturation but may suggest a covering of a surface with water or something (such as paint) not yet dry.
    • slipped on the wet pavement
damp implies a slight or moderate absorption and often connotes an unpleasant degree of moisture.
    • clothes will mildew if stored in a damp place
dank implies a more distinctly disagreeable or unwholesome dampness.
    • a prisoner in a cold, dank cell
moist applies to what is slightly damp or not felt as dry.
    • treat the injury with moist heat
humid applies to the presence of much water vapor in the air.
    • a hot, humid climate

wet

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of wet

  1. a steady falling of water from the sky in significant quantity winced as he walked out into the wet without any protection Synonyms of wet cloudburst, deluge, downfall, downpour, rainfall, rainstorm, storm, rainWords Related to wet precipitation, shower; thundershower, thunderstorm, weatherNear Antonyms of wet drizzle, mist, mizzle, scud, spit, sprinkle


wet

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of wet

  1. to make wet you need to wet your hair thoroughly first Synonyms of wet bathe, bedraggle, douse (also dowse), drench, drown, soak, sodden, sop, souse, wash, water, waterlog, water-soak, wet down Words Related to wet asperse, bedew, damp, dampen, drizzle, humidify, hydrate, mist, moisten, moisturize, shower, sprinkle; deluge, flood, hose (down), inundate, overflow; submerge, swamp; splash; impregnate, saturate, steep; flush, irrigate, lave, rinse, slosh, sluice; dip, duck, dunk; rehydrate, rewash, rewet Near Antonyms of wet dewater, evaporate, freeze-dry; drip-dry, wring; dehumidify Antonyms of wet dehydrate, desiccate, dry, parch, scorch, sear


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