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

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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 problem is, like me with my friends, many women sneeze and giggle so much they've nearly wet themselves, but they wouldn't say they experience incontinence.
The defendant's mother told how the powerful man, trained in martial arts, had clenched his fist as he told Mr Platts to get out of the car as his terrified children wet themselves in fear.
It comes as news emerged the 54-year-old would barricade herself in the only working toilet backstage, leaving child actors so desperate they would wet themselves, a former cast member said.
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.
Captain Underpants (U) HHHH H YOUR kids will wet themselves with laughter at this wildly imaginative animated superhero movie that rivals The Lego Batman Movie for non-stop fun.
CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS U YOUR kids will wet themselves with laughter at this wildly imaginative animated superhero movie that rivals The Lego Batman Movie for non-stop fun.
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.
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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.
The children often get migraines, they wet themselves.
People are fighting here in the school to use the toilets, my sons wet themselves before their turn comes," she said.
Maybe Arsenal were worried that with Marouane Fellaini playing deep, some of their players would wet themselves.
In Wanted, Angelina Jolie is a ninja-style assassin, but obvs, instead of karate chopping and shooting them, she tickles them until they wet themselves and scowls/thumbs at them.