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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wet]
    • /wɛt/
    • /wet/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wet]
    • /wɛt/

Definitions of wetted word

  • adjective wetted moistened, covered, or soaked with water or some other liquid: wet hands. 1
  • adjective wetted in a liquid form or state: wet paint. 1
  • adjective wetted characterized by the presence or use of water or other liquid. 1
  • adjective wetted moistened or dampened with rain; rainy: Wet streets make driving hazardous. 1
  • adjective wetted allowing or favoring the sale of alcoholic beverages: a wet town. 1
  • adjective wetted characterized by frequent rain, mist, etc.: the wet season. 1

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Origin of wetted

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; Middle English wett, past participle of weten, Old English wǣtan to wet; replacing Middle English weet, Old English wǣt, cognate with Old Frisian wēt, Old Norse vātr; akin to water

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wetted popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 99% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 69% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

wetted usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for wetted

adj wetted

  • hosed — a flexible tube for conveying a liquid, as water, to a desired point: a garden hose; a fire hose.

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