Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / wet whistle
FEEDBACK

wet whistle

See definition of wet whistle on Dictionary.com

How to use wet whistle in a sentence

He turned to the gentle accents of his sweet Alice, breathed in a letter which had been wet with her grateful tears.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Turn we our backs to the cold gloomy north, to the wet windy west, to the dry parching east—on to the south!
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Robert uttered a shrill, piercing whistle which might have been heard back at the wharf.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The farmer told him it was six miles; "but," he added, "you must ride sharp, or you will get a wet jacket before you reach it."
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Goodell paused in the doorway and emitted a whistle of surprise at sight of a horse in one of the stalls.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
No; they shall stay at home, and never learn anything, sooner than go and get wet.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Then he goes out, gits into his Pullman section, blows his punkin whistle and departs.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
Her fat red cheeks would quiver with emotion, and be wet with briny tears, over the sorrows of Mr. Trollope's heroines.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
A traveler coming, wet and cold, into a country ale-house on the coast of Kent, found the fire completely blockaded.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
He only tore himself from her reluctant arms as the final whistle sounded from the engine.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 31, 2021
Choose the synonym for belief
admonition

WORDS RELATED TO WET WHISTLE

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

tocsinnoun | [tok-sin ]SEE DEFINITION