be all wet

be all wet

1. Literally, to be soaked by water. I'm all wet because I got caught in that thunderstorm without an umbrella. The dryer must be broken because my clothes are all wet.
2. To be totally wrong. We need to come up with a new ad campaign because, based on these negative reactions, the old one was all wet.
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be all wet

  (American)
to be completely wrong Most doctors agreed that the scientific evidence in the report was simply all wet.
See also: all, wet