Synonyms of wet in English:

wet


See definition of wet

adjective

1‘he draped his wet clothes in front of the stove’

SYNONYMS

damp, dampened, moist, moistened

soaked, drenched, saturated, wet through, dripping wet, sopping wet, wringing wet, sopping, dripping, soggy

waterlogged, squelchy, marshy, boggy, swampy, miry

ANTONYMS

dry

2‘it was cold and wet that day’

SYNONYMS

rainy, raining, pouring, teeming, showery, drizzly, drizzling

damp, humid, dank, misty

ANTONYMS

dry, fine

3‘the paint is still wet’

SYNONYMS

sticky, not set, not hardened, not hard, tacky

fresh

ANTONYMS

dry, set, hard

4‘a wet mortar mix’

SYNONYMS

aqueous, watery, sloppy

ANTONYMS

dry

5‘they thought the cadets were a bit wet’

SYNONYMS

feeble, silly, weak, foolish, inept, ineffective, ineffectual, effete, soft, namby-pamby, timid, timorous, spiritless, cowardly, spineless

sissy, sissified, pathetic, drippy, wimpish, wimpy, weedy, daft, chicken, yellow-bellied

ANTONYMS

strong, brave


verb

1‘wet the clothes before ironing them’

SYNONYMS

dampen, damp, moisten, humidify

sprinkle, spray, splash

soak, saturate, waterlog, flood, deluge, douse, souse, drench

hose down, water, irrigate

technical ret

Northern English Scottish drouk

archaic sop

ANTONYMS

dry


noun

1‘I could feel the wet of his tears’

SYNONYMS

wetness, damp, dampness, moisture, moistness

clamminess, sogginess

wateriness, water, liquid

2‘the race was held in the wet’

SYNONYMS

rain, rains, drizzle, damp weather, rainy weather, showery weather, wet weather, precipitation, spray, dew, damp

3‘come on, don't be such a wet’

SYNONYMS

namby-pamby, weakling, milksop, Milquetoast, baby

coward, mouse

wimp, weed, drip, mummy's boy, mollycoddle, sissy, softie, jellyfish, chicken, yellow-belly, fraidy-cat, scaredy-cat

derogatory snowflake

big girl's blouse, jessie

North American candy-ass, cupcake, pantywaist, pussy

NZ Australian sook

archaic poltroon