wet (one's) pants

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wet (one's) pants

1. Literally, to urinate while wearing one's clothing. I had to go to the bathroom so bad that I'd nearly wet my pants by the time I made it home. Sarah has just finished potty training, but she still wets her pants from time to time.
2. To laugh hysterically or uncontrollably. (Usually used in the continuous tense.) Raj's new boyfriend is hilarious, he had us wetting our pants through the whole lunch!
3. To be extremely excited or giddy. (Usually used in the continuous tense.) Abigail and I were wetting our pants with excitement waiting for the concert to start!
See also: pant, wet
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They have never wet their pants for the past year but the thought still crosses your mind, and you even put a spare pair in their bag, just in case
And it was a long queue, and queues are always a bit tedious, especially if you are keen to get where you're going because you're, say, giving birth, or have excruciating sciatica, or are due at a weirdly-scheduled job interview and your alarm clock exploded, or you're in a car with a four-yearold about to wet their pants.
The Historical Commission wet their pants when they had all the black legislators calling them," he said.
If you got into a time machine and showed that to people 25 years ago, they would faint or wet their pants.
And they'd be testing them and people would wet their pants.
If they wet their pants in kindergarten and never got over it, realizing this connection makes it possible for them to back off and let the school and child handle the current problem.
Parents spend months of prime adult life crouched before toilet bowls cheering streams of urine from children who are quite content to wet their pants.
Then there's Robert Kilroy-Silk, the perma-tanned founder of the short-lived Veritas party, London mayor Ken Livingstone and Baron Kinnock of Bedwellty, the former left wing Labour leader better known in these parts for once alleging that pupils in Anglesey's schools had to wet their pants unless they asked in Welsh for permission to use the loo.
Children aged 7-9 years who wet their pants during the day have significantly more parent-reported psychological problems than do children with no daytime wetting, based on data collected from 8,213 children as part of a longitudinal study.
It's up to the experienced players like me to make sure that our younger players don't wet their pants.
EVERY SO OFTEN, someone or something comes along so far apart from the current trends that it stirs souls, makes girls cry, and causes fake tasters to wet their pants.
These so-called experts would probably wet their pants if faced with a shoulder dystocia that didn't quickly respond to basic maneuvers.
They nearly all wet their pants just because they got a draw, but you would think that they had won the FA Cup.