wetwork

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

wet +‎ work

Noun[edit]

wetwork (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of wet work.
    • 1997, Robert Littell, Walking back the cat
      From the very beginning, when he and Dewey had conceived the consortium and the operation that would make wetwork history, he had planned to be present...
    • 2001, Christopher Golden, Rick Hautala, Brain Trust
      Once upon a time, Wilcox had been reluctant to take wetwork assignments, national security be damned. But he had been married then.
    • 2004, John Dalmas, The Second Coming
      Some little task — some wetwork you'd rather hire out than do yourself?