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wet

Pronunciation: /wet/

Translation of wet in French:

adj

  • 1 (damp) [hair, clothes, grass, surface] mouillé/-e to get wet se faire mouiller to get one's feet wet se mouiller les pieds to get the floor wet tremper le sol wet through trempé/-e
  • 2 (freshly applied) [cement, varnish] humide ‘wet paint’ ‘peinture fraîche’
  • 3 (rainy) [weather, day, night] pluvieux/-ieuse; [season] des pluies when it's wet quand il pleut
  • 4 (BrE) [person] qui manque de caractère

vt (p prés -tt- prét, pp, wet)

  • 2to wet one's pants/the bed [adult] mouiller sa culotte/le lit [child] faire pipi [fam] dans sa culotte/dans son lit

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