Translation of wet in Spanish:
adjective comparative wetter superlative wettest
- 1 1.1 (moist)(floor/grass/hair/clothes)
mojado(damp) húmedo(concrete/plaster)your clothes are wet through
blandotienes la ropa empapadayou are wet throughestás calado hasta los huesoswet paint
estás empapadopintura fresca or recién pintado or (Spain also) ojo, pintawet
withsomethingmojadoher shirt was wet with sweat dealgotenía la camisa mojada de sudorher eyes were wet with tearstenía los ojos llenos de lágrimasto get wetmojarseyou'll get wette vas a mojarhe got his feet wetse mojó los piesdon't let your camera get wetque no se te moje la cámarato be all wet (US) [colloquial]estar 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 out
- 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.
lluviosollueve demasiado como para salirit's been very wetha llovido muchoExample sentences
- 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)
soso [colloquial]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) humedecerto wet one's lipsmojarse/humedecerse los labiosto wet the bedmojar la camato wet oneself
hacerse pipí or pis en la camaorinarsehacerse pipí or pis (encima) [colloquial]mearse (colloquial or vulgar)I nearly wet myself laughing [colloquial]casi me meo de la risa (colloquial or vulgar)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 mattressel colchón estaba mojadoExample sentences1.2 (rain) [colloquial]come in out of the wet
entra, no te quedes ahí bajo la lluviaExample sentences
- 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.
- His head was down and his ears back, his coat somewhat darker with the wet.
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