Wet behind the ears

Posted by Andrew Armanini on November 11, 2001

In Reply to: Wet behind the ears posted by Marian on November 11, 2001

: What is the origin and meaning of the phrase "wet behind the ears"?

Meaning: Very gulible or innocent

Origin: The 'wetness' is suposed to be from just being born. Ie. you still have the fluid from your mothers womb behind your ears.