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all wet

 
1. Lit. completely wet. I fell in and got all wet.
2. Fig. mistaken; wrongheaded; on the wrong track. That's not the correct answer, John. You're all wet. If you think that prices will come down, you're all wet.
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all wet

(spoken)
completely wrong Anyone who talks about reducing taxes now is all wet.
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all wet

Completely wrong, mistaken, as in If you think you can beat the system and win at roulette, you're all wet. The original allusion in this expression is unclear, that is, how moisture or dampness is related to wrongness. [Slang; first half of 1900s]
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all wet

mod. completely wrong. Wrong! Wrong! You’re all wet!
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all wet

Slang
Entirely mistaken.
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