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wet /wet/
  • 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
    • (thông tục) say bí tỉ
    • (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)
    • wet bargain
      • (xem) bargain
    • wet blanket
      • (xem) blanket
  • danh từ
    • tình trạng ẩm ướt
    • 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
      • to wet one's whistle
        • (từ lóng) uống
    Concise Dictionary
    +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
    +very drunk

    Thesaurus 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?
    Advanced English Dictionary
    adjective, verb, noun
    + 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
    Synonym: NAIVE
    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 yourself
    wet your pants / knickers [no passive] to accidentally URINATE in your underwear
    + noun
    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!
    Collocation Dictionary


    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
    permanently wet conditions


    The grass was wet with dew.


    wet through
    We were wet through and cold.

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