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!
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ˈwet yourself

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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

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 game is described as a menace and is usually accompanied by dubious stories of children who would do anything rather than leave their screens such as wet themselves, starve themselves or dehydrate, all generally garbage, of course, but all stories that exacerbate the myth and ultimately increase the popularity of the game.
Radio DJs who do that, 'I am smiling while I am talking because I am so funny' thing then all their little mates in the studio wet themselves laughing.
Residents told inspectors that they did not think the staff were always "kind and compassionate", with one resident explaining that they had wet themselves three times as they felt "afraid to ask for help to use the toilet".
Your kids will wet themselves laughing at the animated superhero movie full of non-stop fun.
But they told inspectors there were not enough staff - and one said they regularly wet themselves waiting to be taken to the toilet.
If they made a Game of Thrones game, we don't know how many people will wet themselves.
YOUR kids will wet themselves with laughter at this wildly imaginative animated superhero movie that rivals The Lego Batman Movie for non-stop fun.
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A huge side-effect of this is that when people are ambushed by a viewpoint different to the only one they ever hear, they often tend to wet themselves and declare they are 'offended.' Now, I'm not diminishing the effects of trolls and nasties out there, who would offend any decent human being.
QUOTES OF THE DAY "There is a real danger that, without urgent action, the election of Donald Trump could mean 'game over' for our planet" Labour front-bencher Clive Lewis on the President-elect's attitude towards climate change "My kids really are going to absolutely wet themselves when they see me eat kangaroo testicles.
I am somewhere between bargaining and depression" Writer Lionel Shriver on acclimatising to the prospect of Donald Trump as US President "My kids really are going to absolutely wet themselves when they see me eat kangaroo testicles.
"I've had people screaming in my face, wet themselves, and last year a guy's legs went from under him."
Not being able to shower makes me feel restricted and anxious," she said.Muntaha al-Kafarna, a mother of nine who has been living in a small tent she set up in the courtyard of the same school, near the toilets, managed to shower at a nearby hospital in the northern Gaza Strip."The water was cold, and there wasn't very much of it, but I didn't have any other solution," she said."People are fighting here in the school to use the toilets, my sons wet themselves before their turn comes," she said.She points to her children, stood around her.
Maybe Arsenal were worried that with Marouane Fellaini playing deep, some of their players would wet themselves. And they did.