Covered with or permeated by a moist or fluid substance; charged with moisture: as, a wet sponge; wet land; wet cheeks; a wet painting (one on which the paint is still semi-fluid).Filled with or containing a supply of water: as, a wet dock; a wet meter. See phrases below.Consisting of water or other liquid; of a watery nature.Characterized by rain; rainy; drizzly; showery: as, wet weather; a wet season (used especially with reference to tropical or semitropical countries, in which the year is divided into wet and dry seasons).Drenched or drunk with liquor; tipsy.In U. S. polit. slang, opposed to prohibition of the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors: as, a wet town. Compare dry, 13.n. That which makes wet, as water and other liquids; moisture; specifically, rain.n. The act of wetting; specifically, a wetting of the throat with drink; a drink or dram of liquor; indulgence in drinking.n. In U. S. polit. slang, an opponent of prohibition; one who favors the traffic in liquor.To make wet; moisten, drench, or soak with water or other fluid; dip or soak in a liquid.To moisten with drink; hence, figuratively, to inaugurate or celebrate by a drink or a treat of liquor: as, to wet a new hat.n. A Middle English form of wit.