wet yourself

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
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Not only will you no longer wet yourself doing normal everyday activities, your body will look better, with flatter abs and a shapelier behind, and the effect on your sex life will be incredible.
Women, you're going to go through a bit of an ordeal giving birth but no need to go mad, just do 1,000 squeezes every day and you'll only wet yourself a little bit when you sneeze.
If you've ever tackled a mound of laundry taller than you, made reservations instead of dinner, turned to prayer to deal with your teenage daughters, and accidentally wet yourself laughing at your best friend, then you'll like God Has Better Things to do Than My Laundry.
Thank god my pal's daughter had told me it feels as if you've wet yourself.
When you laugh so much you almost wet yourself you're in the company of good friends, the laughter that can't be found anywhere else and you won't have to look far to find it today.
Bears no resemblance, I am sure, to the conversation that took place, but, admit it, you wet yourself laughing when you read on Wednesday that Ray Mears, TV survival expert, got the call to comb Rothbury to hunt for Raoul Moat.
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Wet yourself, turn the water off, lather up and apply shampoo, then turn the water on to rinse.
At first the sensation was a bit strange - a cross between feeling you've wet yourself and that you're all at sea
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As a Ghanaian friend of mine once told me, "You can't wipe away someone else's tears without getting wet yourself.
You just have to wet yourself laughing at how the whole thing must have been arranged.