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Soused vs. Wet

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Sousedadjective

(slang) inebriated, drunk.

Wetadjective

Made up of liquid or moisture, usually (but not always) water.

‘Water is wet.’;

Sousedverb

simple past tense and past participle of souse

Wetadjective

Of an object, etc.: covered or impregnated with liquid, usually (but not always) water.

‘I went out in the rain and now my clothes are all wet.’;

Sousedadjective

wet from being plunged into liquid;

‘a dunked doughnut’; ‘fell into the pool and came up soused’;

Wetadjective

Of a burrito, sandwich, or other food: covered in a sauce.

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Sousedadjective

very drunk

Wetadjective

Of calligraphy and fountain pens: depositing a large amount of ink from the nib or the feed.

‘This pen’s a wet writer, so it’ll feather on this cheap paper.’;

Wetadjective

Of a sound recording: having had audio effects applied.

Wetadjective

Of weather or a time period: rainy.

‘It’s going to be wet tomorrow.’;

Wetadjective

(slang) Of a person: inexperienced in a profession or task; having the characteristics of a rookie.

‘That guy’s wet; after all, he just started yesterday.’;

Wetadjective

(of women) Sexually aroused and thus having the vulva moistened with vaginal secretions.

‘He got me all wet.’;

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Wetadjective

Ineffectual, feeble, showing no strength of character.

‘Don’t be so wet.’;

Wetadjective

Permitting alcoholic beverages.

Wetadjective

Refreshed with liquor; drunk.

Wetadjective

Of a scientist or laboratory: working with biological or chemical matter.

Wetadjective

(chemistry) Employing, or done by means of, water or some other liquid.

‘the wet extraction of copper, in distinction from dry extraction in which dry heat or fusion is employed’;

Wetadjective

Involving assassination or "wet work".

‘a wet affair; a wet job; wet stuff’;

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Wetnoun

Liquid or moisture.

Wetnoun

Rainy weather.

‘Don't go out in the wet.’;

Wetnoun

(Australia) Rainy season. (often capitalized)

Wetnoun

A moderate Conservative; especially, one who opposed the hard-line policies of British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s.

Wetnoun

(colloquial) An alcoholic drink.

Wetnoun

One who supports the consumption of alcohol and thus opposes Prohibition.

Wetverb

(transitive) To cover or impregnate with liquid.

Wetverb

(transitive) To accidentally urinate in or on.

‘Johnny wets the bed several times a week.’;

Wetverb

(intransitive) To make or become wet.

Wetverb

To form an intermetallic bond between a solder and a metal substrate.

Wetverb

To celebrate by drinking alcohol.

‘to wet the baby's head’;

Wetverb

misspelling of whet

Wetadjective

Containing, or consisting of, water or other liquid; moist; soaked with a liquid; having water or other liquid upon the surface; as, wet land; a wet cloth; a wet table.

Wetadjective

Very damp; rainy; as, wet weather; a wet season.

Wetadjective

Employing, or done by means of, water or some other liquid; as, the wet extraction of copper, in distinction from dry extraction in which dry heat or fusion is employed.

Wetadjective

Refreshed with liquor; drunk.

Wetnoun

Water or wetness; moisture or humidity in considerable degree.

‘Have here a cloth and wipe away the wet.’; ‘Now the sun, with more effectual beams,Had cheered the face of earth, and dried the wetFrom drooping plant.’;

Wetnoun

Rainy weather; foggy or misty weather.

Wetnoun

A dram; a drink.

Wetverb

To fill or moisten with water or other liquid; to sprinkle; to cause to have water or other fluid adherent to the surface; to dip or soak in a liquid; as, to wet a sponge; to wet the hands; to wet cloth.

‘Ye mists and exhalations, that now rise . . . Whether to deck with clouds the uncolored sky,Or wet the thirsty earth with falling showers.’; ‘Let us drink the other cup to wet our whistles.’;

Wetnoun

wetness caused by water;

‘drops of wet gleamed on the window’;

Wetverb

cause to become wet;

‘Wet your face’;

Wetverb

make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating;

‘This eight year old boy still wets his bed’;

Wetadjective

covered or soaked with a liquid such as water;

‘a wet bathing suit’; ‘wet sidewalks’; ‘wet paint’; ‘wet weather’;

Wetadjective

supporting or permitting the legal production and sale of alcoholic beverages;

‘a wet candidate running on a wet platform’; ‘a wet county’;

Wetadjective

producing or secreting milk;

‘a wet nurse’; ‘a wet cow’; ‘lactating cows’;

Wetadjective

consisting of or trading in alcoholic liquor;

‘a wet cargo’; ‘a wet canteen’;

Wetadjective

very drunk

Wetadjective

covered or saturated with water or another liquid

‘she followed, slipping on the wet rock’;

Wetadjective

(of the weather) rainy

‘a wet, windy evening’;

Wetadjective

(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’;

Wetadjective

(of a baby or young child) having urinated in its nappy or underwear

‘the baby was wet and needed changing’;

Wetadjective

involving the use of water or liquid

‘wet methods of photography’;

Wetadjective

(of a ship) liable to take in water over her bows or sides.

Wetadjective

showing a lack of forcefulness or strength of character; feeble

‘they thought the cadets were a bit wet’;

Wetadjective

Conservative with liberal tendencies, especially as regarded by right-wing Conservatives

‘they came across as the most liberal or wet members of the government’;

Wetadjective

(of a country or region or of its legislation) allowing the free sale of alcoholic drink.

Wetadjective

(of a person) addicted to or drinking alcohol

‘our programme depends on our willingness to help other alcoholics, both wet and dry’;

Wetverb

cover or touch with liquid; moisten

‘he wetted a finger and flicked through the pages’;

Wetverb

(especially of a baby or young child) urinate in or on

‘while dreaming the child wet the bed’;

Wetverb

urinate involuntarily

‘she was going to wet herself from fear’;

Wetverb

infuse (tea) by pouring on boiling water

‘she said she'd wet the tea immediately because they must be parched’;

Wetnoun

liquid that makes something damp

‘I could feel the wet of his tears’;

Wetnoun

rainy weather

‘the race was held in the wet’;

Wetnoun

a drink

‘I took a wet from my bottle’;

Wetnoun

a person lacking forcefulness or strength of character

‘there are sorts who look like gangsters and sorts who look like wets’;

Wetnoun

a Conservative with liberal tendencies

‘the wets favoured a change in economic policy’;

Wetnoun

a person opposed to the prohibition of alcohol.

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