wet (oneself)

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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!
See also: wet

ˈwet yourself


wet your ˈpants/ˈknickers

(informal) accidentally urinate (= get rid of water from your body) in your underwear: I was laughing so much I almost wet myself!
See also: 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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My heart was beating so fast I swear to God I thought I was going to wet myself but it was an absolutely magical experience.
But, while I was quite enthused by the lovable Irishman, I could have wet myself, appropriately enough, with the excitement of my other famous loo "spot".
She told TV Now magazine: "I wet myself at a festival in London when I was 24.
Hysterical headlines are, I'm afraid, just becoming acceptable" Tory MP Anna Soubry "I felt I might simultaneously wet myself and choke to death and everyone would think I was just pissed rather than just laughing too much" Comedienne Jenny Eclair on watching a comic show at the Edinburgh Festival
But when she brilliantly, and not deliberately I hope, referred to the repulsive John McCririck as "that man", I almost wet myself.
I think I'll be waiting for 20 minutes, but it's either wait or wet myself," says Alison Wells, who continues waiting.
There is a slight difference playing against the Barbarians this time in that when I first got selected and found out who my opposite number was going to be I wet myself," Simpson-Daniel laughed.
So it was that I chortled - oh, all right, I almost wet myself - when I learned that membership to Birmingham City Council's gyms and pools is to become free for (usually) law-abiding, white, middleclass, heterosexual males such as me.
My problem is that I got a cold not long after and every time I sneezed or coughed I wet myself.
The boys dressed as Pooh and Tigger with the AR's on page 129 (Insider, Nov/Dec) made me laugh so hard I nearly wet myself.