English - Vietnamese Dictionary
wet /wet/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- ẩm; ướt, thấm nước, đẫm nước, đầm đìa
- wet as a drowned rat: ướt như chuột lột
- to be wet to the skin; to be wet through: ướt đẫm, ướt sạch
- cheeeks are wet with tears: má đầm đìa nước mắt
- có mưa
- wet season: mùa mưa
- it is going to be wet: trời sắp mưa
- (hội họa) chưa khô, còn ướt
- (từ lóng) uỷ mị, ướt át, sướt mướt (tính tình, người)
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) không cấm bán rượu, không chủ trưng cấm rượu (người, thành phố, bang)
- danh từ
- mưa, trời mưa
- come in out of the wet: h y đi vào cho khỏi mưa
- (từ lóng) ngụm nước nhấp giọng; cốc rượu
- to have a wet: uống cốc rượu
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) người phn đối sự cấm rượu
- ngoại động từ
- làm ướt, thấm nước, dấp nước
- đái vào, đái lên (trẻ con, chó...)
- the baby has wetted its bed again: đứa bé lại đái ướt giường rồi
- uống rượu mừng
- to wet a bargain: uống rượu mừng một sự tho thuận mua bán
+wetness caused by water
+cause to become wet
+make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating
+covered or soaked with a liquid such as water
+containing moisture or volatile components
+supporting or permitting the legal production and sale of alcoholic beverages
+producing or secreting milk
+consisting of or trading in alcoholic liquor
Advanced English Dictionary
1 moist, moistened, damp, dampened, soaked, soaking, sopping, wringing, dripping, sodden, soppy, saturated, drenched:
During the rainy season, the ground is far too wet for planting.
2 rainy, raining, teeming, pouring, drizzling, showery:
We have had a very wet spring this year.
3 feeble, weak, irresolute, effet, namby-pamby, foolish, ineffectual, ineffective, spineless, timorous, cowardly:
She considered some of her colleagues too wet to take the tough action needed.
4 moisture, water, wetness, dampness, damp, humidity, liquid:
The wet stood out on his forehead.
5 rain, wetness, mist, dew, fog, damp, humidity:
Come in out of the wet, and warm yourself by the fire.
6 milksop, softie or softy, lightweight, Colloq drip, loser, Brit weed, Slang wimp, US weak sister:
Why is he such a wet about standing up for his rights?
adjective, verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
+ adjective (wetter, wettest)
1 covered or soaked with liquid, especially water: wet clothes / grass / hair / roads + You'll get wet (= in the rain) if you go out now. + Try not to get your shoes wet. + His face was wet with tears. + We were all soaking wet (= extremely wet). + Her hair was still dripping wet. + My shirt was wet through (= completely wet).
2 (of weather, etc.) with rain: a wet day + a wet climate + It's wet outside. + It's going to be wet tomorrow. + It was the wettest October for many years. + The weather will be wet and windy in the south.
3 (of paint, ink, etc.) not yet dry: Keep off! Wet paint.
4 if a child or its NAPPY/DIAPER is wet, its NAPPY/DIAPER is soaked with URINE
5 (BrE) (of a person) (informal, disapproving) lacking a strong character: 'Don't be so wet,' she laughed.
wetly adverb: Her clothes were clinging wetly to her body. + 'I can't!' he said wetly.
wetness noun [U]
Idioms: (still) wet behind the ears (informal, disapproving) young and without much experience
He was still wet behind the ears, politically.
+ verb (wetting, wet, wet) or (wetting, wetted, wetted) [VN] to make sth wet: Wet the brush slightly before putting it in the paint.
Idioms: wet the / your bed [no passive] to accidentally URINATE in your bed: It is quite common for small children to wet their beds.
wet your pants / knickers [no passive] to accidentally URINATE in your underwear
1 (the wet) [sing.] wet weather; rain: Come in out of the wet.
2 [U] liquid, especially water: The dog shook the wet from its coat. + I could feel the wet of her tears.
3 [C] (BrE, disapproving) a CONSERVATIVE politician who supports MODERATE policies rather than extreme ones: Tory wets
4 [C] (BrE, informal, disapproving) a person who lacks a strong character: Don't be such a wet!
be, feel, look | become, get, turn
We got soaking wet just going from the car to the house. The weather may turn wet later on in the week.
| get sth
Mind you don't get your feet wet.
dripping, extremely, really, soaking, sopping, very
His clothes were dripping wet.
| a bit, a little, quite, rather, slightly
It's still quite wet outside.
permanently wet conditions
The grass was wet with dew.
We were wet through and cold.
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