all\ wet

all\ wet
adj slang
Entirely confused or wrong; mistaken.

When the Wright brothers said they could build a flying machine, people thought they were all wet.

If you think I like baseball, you're all wet.

Compare: off one's rocker

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • all wet — {adj.}, {slang} Entirely confused or wrong; mistaken. * /When the Wright brothers said they could build a flying machine, people thought they were all wet./ * /If you think I like baseball, you re all wet./ Compare: OFF ONE S ROCKER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all wet — {adj.}, {slang} Entirely confused or wrong; mistaken. * /When the Wright brothers said they could build a flying machine, people thought they were all wet./ * /If you think I like baseball, you re all wet./ Compare: OFF ONE S ROCKER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all wet — american informal phrase completely wrong Thesaurus: inexact and inaccuratesynonym Main entry: wet * * * completely wrong * * * all wet US informal : completely wrong …   Useful english dictionary

  • All Wet —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différentes œuvres portant le même titre. All Wet est un film de 1922. All Wet est un film de Walt Disney sorti en 1927. All Wet est un film de Sam Newfield sorti en 1927. All Wet est un film de Sam… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • all wet — adjective a) Thoroughly soaked; drenched. When I came home, I found a common looking person, all wet and muddy. b) Utterly incorrect; erroneous; uninformed. The lull gave Johnson a chance to show such critics as Canadas Prime Minister Lester… …   Wiktionary

  • all wet — ap Wrong. You re all wet. The New York Giants didn t win the 1937 World Series. 1920s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • all wet — mistaken, do not know what you are talking about    You re all wet! You can t grow bananas in Saskatchewan …   English idioms

  • all wet — completely wrong. Anyone who talks about reducing taxes now is all wet …   New idioms dictionary

  • all wet — phrasal completely wrong ; in error …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • all wet — confused, totally mistaken (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary


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