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wet

3 noun
     
wet3
1

the wet

the rain
in the wet
The path is steep and dangerous in the wet.
2 [countable] British English a politician who belongs to the conservative party, and who supports very moderate ideas - used to show disapproval:
Tory wets
3 [countable] British English informal someone who does not have a strong character, or is not willing to do something that you think they should do - used to show disapproval:
Go on! Don't be such a wet!

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