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
British dialect claggy
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
informal 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
Scottish, Northern English 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
informal wimp, weed, drip, snowflake, mummy's boy, mollycoddle, sissy, softie, jellyfish, chicken, yellow-belly, fraidy-cat, scaredy-cat
British informal big girl's blouse, jessie
North American informal candy-ass, cupcake, pantywaist, pussy
Australian, New Zealand informal sook
archaic poltroon