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Definición de “wet” en inglés

wet

adjective uk   /wet/ (wetter, wettest) us  

wet adjective (NOT DRY)

A2 covered in water or another liquid: a wet floor a wet umbrella wet hair My bike got wet in the rain. I had to cycle in the rain and got soaking (= very) wet.informal You poor thing - you're all (= very) wet.Wet weather and wetness B1 describes paint, ink, or a similar substance when it has not had time to dry and become hard: The paint's still wet. a notice saying 'Wet paint!'Wet weather and wetness A2 describes weather or periods of time when rain falls: We've had wet weather all week. This is the first wet day for two months. The presentation will take place indoors if it's wet.Wet weather and wetness be wet through to be completely wet: Come in quickly - you're wet through.Wet weather and wetness

wet adjective (WEAK)

describes someone who has a weak character and does not express any forceful opinions: Don't be so wet.Weakness and vulnerabilityDoubt and ambivalenceHesitating
wetly
adverb uk   /ˈwet.li/ us  
Wet weather and wetness
wetness
noun [U] uk   /ˈwet.nəs/ us  
Wet weather and wetness

wet

verb [T] uk   /wet/ us  
to make something wet: Wet the powder thoroughly and mix to remove lumps. He wetted a cloth and tried to rub the mark away.Wet weather and wetness wet yourself to urinate in your clothes by accidentUrine and urinatingBodily fluids and their production wet the/your bed to urinate in your bed by accident: She still sometimes wets the bed at night.Urine and urinatingBodily fluids and their production

wet

noun uk   /wet/ us  

wet noun (WATER)

[U] liquid, especially water: Don't put your newspaper down in the wet.Water in general the wet mainly UK wet weather: Don't leave it out there in the wet.Rain

wet noun (PERSON)

[C] UK disapproving someone who has a weak character and does not express any forceful opinions: Come on Tom, don't be such a wet!Weakness and vulnerability [C] UK disapproving a member of the Conservative Party in Britain with no strong or extreme opinionsGovernment ministers and civil servants
(Definition of wet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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