Definitions starting with W

ID #2592

wet or wet up

v. 1.]cf. UP adv.] to drench: A truck come by and wet me up (Nassau). (Black)

2. to become wet: I aint wettin' [said by a woman sitting on a porch in a downpour] (MaYag.). (Black)

-adj. 1. [also Gut, (Writers' Program 1940:34); cf. v. 1 drenched. (Black)

2. [cf. OED wet to imbibe liquor obs.→ 16721 very drunk: He wet right up (Exuma). (Black)

Tags: adjective, verb

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Last update: 2010-11-06 21:15
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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