Meaning of WET in English



Function: verb

Inflected Form: wet or wet · ted ; wet · ting

Etymology: Middle English weten, from Old English w ǣ tan, from w ǣ t, adjective

Date: before 12th century

transitive verb

1 : to make wet

2 : to urinate in or on < wet his pants>

intransitive verb

1 : to become wet


– wet · ter \ ' we-t ə r \ noun

– wet one's whistle : to take a drink especially of liquor

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.