Translation of wet in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (moist)(floor/grass/hair/clothes)(damp)(concrete/plaster)your clothes are wet throughyou are wet throughtienes la ropa empapadawet paintestás calado hasta los huesosestás empapadowetpintura fresca or recién pintado or (in Spain also) ojo, pinta
withsomethingher shirt was wet with sweatmojado dealgoher eyes were wet with tearstenía la camisa mojada de sudorto get wettenía los ojos llenos de lágrimasyou'll get wetmojarsehe got his feet wette vas a mojardon't let your camera get wetse mojó los piesto be all wet (American English) [colloquial]que no se te moje la cámaraestar totalmente equivocadoExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (rainy)
- Use of a wet towel or dripping water to induce a perception of suffocating.
- I'm noticing that the floor is wet - entirely covered in dark liquid.
- By nightfall there were 20 climbers crowding the shelter and the walls were covered with wet clothes.
(weather/day/spring)it's too wet to go outit's been very wetllueve demasiado como para salirha llovido muchoExample sentences
- Oil paint is a wet mixture of pigments in an oily medium.
- Painting into wet plaster with water soluble pigments is one of the most difficult of all challenges a painter can face.
- The cupola and the concrete construction were corroded, the masonry was wet, and plaster work was peeling off.
- The surface of a lava flow weathers, particularly in wet climates, to form a rich, reddish volcanic soil, called a bole.
- But reality is that no soft shell as comfortable as the Serendipity will keep you dry in a torrential rain or hours of wet sleet.
- Luck they had indoor entertainment as weather was extremely wet and windy.
- 3 (ineffectual, foolish)(story/film)Example sentences
- As a died-in-the-wool wet liberal, I'm coming from an altogether different place than Mr. Philips.
- I'm of the mind this is a good thing, but I am a wet wooly liberal.
- Call me a wet Guardianista liberal, but a bit of peace, love and understanding wouldn't go astray.
transitive verb present participle wetting past tense & past participle wet or wetted
- (dampen)to wet one's lipsto wet the bedmojarse/humedecerse los labiosto wet oneselfmojar la camahacerse pipí or pis en la camaI nearly wet myself laughing [colloquial]orinarsehacerse pipí or pis (encima) [colloquial]mearse[fam o vulg]casi me meo de la risa[fam o vulg]Example sentences
- If they seem bent and not curled, a good tip is wetting a Q-Tip and touching it to your lashes, before applying the mascara.
- After the application of the repellent, subjects were instructed not to rub, touch, or wet the treated arm.
- Concerned, I checked it and found that it only wet the cover over the pillow and did not seep to the pillow itself.
- 1 1.1 (wetness) (no plural) there was a patch of wet on the mattress1.2 (rain) [colloquial]come in out of the wetel colchón estaba mojadoentra, no te quedes ahí bajo la lluviaExample sentences
- His head was down and his ears back, his coat somewhat darker with the wet.
- Sometimes he looks really cute and appealing, and then others he looks like he's been ridden hard and put away wet.
- There's far too much wet around and I think it's softened my brain.
- We run together down windows, streaming and sobbing and smashed into one big wet.
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