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wet (oneself)

1. Literally, to urinate while wearing one's clothing. I had to go to the bathroom so bad that I'd nearly wet myself by the time I made it home. Sarah has just finished potty training, but she still wets herself 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 ourselves through the whole lunch!
3. To be extremely excited or giddy. (Usually used in the continuous tense.) Abigail and I were nearly wetting ourselves with excitement for the concert to start!
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wet

1. mod. alcohol intoxicated. He’s been drinking since noon and is pretty wet.
2. mod. having to do with an area where is it legal to sell alcohol. (Compare this with dry.) Is it wet or dry in this county?
3. mod. feeble; in the manner of a nerd. Tom is totally wet. What a jerk.
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The Met Office warns that we could face one of the wettest winters in more than 30 years.
Trevor Bishop, Environment Agency deputy director of water resources, said: "Following the wettest January to August on record, water resources in England are around normal for the time of year.
IT'S official - South Wales has endured its wettest winter in almost 250 years.
COVENTRY is now experiencing the wettest January since records began in 1870 after the weekend's storms and torrential rain.
THE year that saw the North East devastated by repeat floods was the wettest on record, new figures show.
THIS year is set to become the wettest on record in the UK, forecasters have said, as floodbattered areas were warned they face renewed danger from storms bringing a wet and windy end to 2012.
Summary: After April and June were the wettest on record, Britain's sodden summer looks set to continue as more rain is expected this week.
WALES experienced the wettest June for more than 150 years - with some areas recording nearly five times the average rainfall for the month.
STORM-hit North Wales was drenched by one of the wettest ever Novembers, forecasters said.