wet

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈwɛt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/wɛt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(wet)


Inflections of 'wet' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
wetter
adj comparative
wettest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'wet' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
wets
v 3rd person singular
wetting
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
wet
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
wetted
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
wet
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
wetted
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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wet

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. wet [weather, nurse, cut, wipes]
  2. wet (weather) [conditions, tires, clothes, protection]
  3. wetter than we had [thought, expected]
  4. wet [shirts, socks, diapers]
  5. wet [kisses, lips, feet]
  6. wet [floors, surfaces, paint]
  7. [mind, watch out for the wet [paint]
  8. my [shirt] is wet
  9. got my [shirt] wet
  10. it's wet [outside, in the basement]
  11. wet with [tears, dew, sweat, water]
  12. her [face was, cheeks were] wet with [tears]
  13. the [table, floor, ground] is (still) wet
  14. (need to) dry out this wet [shirt]
  15. wipe the [table, surface, unit] with a wet cloth
  16. cold and wet
  17. get your feet wet
  18. is [soaking, completely] wet
  19. wet to the bones
  20. don't be (so) wet
  21. [he's a real, don't be such a] wet blanket
  22. UK: the [soldier, graduate] was wet round the ears
  23. wet and [mild, wild, windy, cold]
  24. sexually explicit: [stroked, fingered] her wet pussy
v
  1. wet [the bed, her pants]
  2. the [dog, cat] has wet the [floor, carpet] (again)
  3. wet your [hands, hair, lips]
  4. wet your whistle
  5. wet the [stain, spill, smear]
  6. wet it with [water, vinegar]
  7. wet it with [warm, hot, cold] water
n
  1. the wet from the [soil, earth, rainfall]
  2. [came in, sheltered, entered] from the wet
  3. [stay out, keep clear] of the wet
  4. the race [was held, took place] in the wet
  5. could [feel, see] the wet of his tears
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