Meaning of WET in English


I. adjective (~ter; ~test) Etymology: Middle English, partly from past participle of ~en to ~ & partly from Old English wǣt ~; akin to Old Norse vātr ~, Old English wæter water Date: before 12th century 1. consisting of, containing, covered with, or soaked with liquid (as water), containing appreciable quantities of readily condensable hydrocarbons, rainy , still moist enough to smudge or smear , 4. drunk 1a , having or advocating a policy permitting the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages , preserved in liquid, employing or done by means of or in the presence of water or other liquid , overly sentimental, 8. British lacking strength of character ; weak , spineless , belonging to the moderate or liberal wing of the Conservative party, ~ly adverb ~ness noun Synonyms: see: ~ II. noun Date: before 12th century water , rainy weather ; rain , an advocate of a policy of permitting the sale of intoxicating liquors, one who is ~, III. verb (~ or ~ted; ~ting) Etymology: Middle English ~en, from Old English wǣtan, from wǣt, adjective Date: before 12th century transitive verb to make ~, to urinate in or on , intransitive verb to become ~, urinate , ~ter noun

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