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Pronunciation of Wet: Learn how to pronounce Wet in English correctly

Learn how to say Wet correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word wet:

adjective (wetter, wettest)
1covered or saturated with water or another liquid:
she followed, slipping on the wet rock
(of the weather) rainy:
a wet, windy evening
(of paint, ink, plaster, or a similar substance) not yet having dried or hardened:
the waterproofer can easily be washed off while it is still wet
(of a baby or young child) having urinated in its nappy or underwear:
the baby was wet and needed changing
involving the use of water or liquid:
wet methods of photography
Nautical (of a ship) liable to take in water over her bows or sides.
2British informal showing a lack of forcefulness or strength of character; feeble:
they thought the cadets were a bit wet
Conservative with liberal tendencies, especially as regarded by right-wing Conservatives:
they came across as the most liberal or wet members of the government
3 informal (of a country or region or of its legislation) allowing the free sale of alcoholic drink.
(of a person) addicted to or drinking alcohol:
our programme depends on our willingness to help other alcoholics, both wet and dry
verb (wets, wetting; past and past participle wet or wetted)
[with object]
cover or touch with liquid; moisten:
he wetted a finger and flicked through the pages
(as noun wetting)
it was a velvet cap, and a wetting would ruin it
(especially of a baby or young child) urinate in or on:
while dreaming the child wet the bed
(wet oneself) urinate involuntarily:
she was going to wet herself from fear
dialect infuse (tea) by pouring on boiling water:
she said she’d wet the tea immediately because they must be parched
1 [mass noun] liquid that makes something damp:
I could feel the wet of his tears
(the wet) rainy weather:
the race was held in the wet
[count noun] British informal a drink:
I took a wet from my bottle
2British informal a person lacking forcefulness or strength of character:
there are sorts who look like gangsters and sorts who look like wets
a Conservative with liberal tendencies:
the wets favoured a change in economic policy
3US a person opposed to the prohibition of alcohol.

all wet

North American completely wrong:
I may be all wet on this point
wet the baby’s head

British informal celebrate a baby’s birth with a drink, typically an alcoholic one.
wet behind the ears

informal lacking experience; immature:
he’s a nice young fellow but a bit wet behind the ears
wet through (or to the skin)

with one’s clothes soaked; completely drenched:
she was wet through and felt cold
wet one’s whistle

informal have a drink:
they meet ostensibly to discuss politics, but also to wet their whistles with brandy and soda






Old English wǣt (adjective and noun), wǣtan (verb); related to water