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adjective wet pronunciation in American English /wet/
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  1. 1
    covered with water or another liquid
    wet hair/grass/clothes
    You’d better come in or you’ll get wet.
    soaking/sopping/dripping wet (=very wet): My socks and shoes were soaking wet.
    wet with: Her forehead was wet with sweat.
    all wet: The baby needs a dry diaper, this one’s all wet.
  2. 2
    not yet dry or solid
    wet paint/ink/cement
  3. 3
    if the weather is wet, it is raining
    We’ve had a lot of cold, wet, and windy weather recently.
    The climate in Seattle is too wet for me.
    1. a.

      the wet

      British rain
      Don’t stand out there in the wet.


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