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adjective wet pronunciation in American English /wet/
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  1. 1
    covered with water or another liquid

    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. 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.

  3. 4
    British informal someone who is wet does not have much confidence or determination

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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