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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017


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.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Even though her parents give her an hour time limit on school days, she was getting up in the middle of the night for more, wetting herself because she was too engrossed to go to the loo.
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The Saudi woman testified that she had rushed to the mosque in Bur Dubai on March 11 after wetting herself on the way home because of a medical condition.
Then we noticed she was rushing to the toilet and she started wetting herself a lot more than normal."
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Now 11, Jane - not her real name - has been left "scared" and prone to wetting herself since the attacks.
My mother would have been one of those patients, but she was orientated enough to know she could not move on her own, but had to suffer the indignity of wetting herself instead.
It is pitch black and the overly excited blonde, who's on the verge of wetting herself, is illuminated by a spotlight.
The symptoms were bothersome enough to present to her primary care physician, who referred her to a pediatric urologist for the complaint of "constantly wetting herself."
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Woollett was also seen spraying deodorant in the woman's mouth, slapping her for wetting herself, and throwing urine-soaked linen at her.