wet (one's) pants

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wet (one's) pants

1. Literally, to urinate while wearing one's clothing. I had to go to the bathroom so bad that I'd nearly wet my pants by the time I made it home. Sarah has just finished potty training, but she still wets her pants 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 our pants through the whole lunch!
3. To be extremely excited or giddy. (Usually used in the continuous tense.) Abigail and I were wetting our pants with excitement waiting for the concert to start!
See also: pant, wet
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I have seen a case where a father was beating his five-year-old son with a stick for wetting his pants.
With diapers out of the picture, a child quickly learns the discomfort of wetting his pants.
He was caught after the mother of the six-year-old Bahraini victim noticed him regularly wetting his pants and behaving strangely and took him to a psychiatrist, according to court documents.
The couple is now in the Norwegian police's custody for allegedly scolding Sai Sriram for wetting his pants in school.
India on Friday assured all help to the Indian couple arrested in Norway for allegedly trying to discipline their 7-year-old son for wetting his pants.
According to the eye-witness account of another sibling, a teenage sister, the only 'crime' committed by the unfortunate boy was wetting his pants.
Not here, with Jackie's one-liner about wetting his pants mildly amusing first time around, much less so when it's trotted out again.
The last event, a photographers' jump ramp contest, never really got off the ground--with the enthusiasm level demonstrated by Rhino, who chose to earn 50 points the easy way by wetting his pants for about three minutes' straight .
Excessive and frequent urination (a child who has been previously toilet-trained might start wetting his pants during the day and night; a baby will need his wet diapers changed almost constantly and may also have a persistent yeast infection);
The firstborn may express his feelings in a variety of ways: having emotional meltdowns; returning to outgrown behavior such as thumb-sucking, wanting a pacifier, feeding from a bottle or breast and wetting his pants.
His 1995 video Untitled: Pissing, for instance, a tightly cropped crotch shot of a man wetting his pants, tracks a transgression of social and psychic boundaries and invokes an individual in neurotic crisis.
Martin is almost wetting his pants at the prospect of having baby Chloe home for good and it seems that Pauline might finally be noticing her son is not quite cut out for daddy duties just yet.
One critic said someone rustled a packet of Revels behind him and he screamed and thought about wetting his pants - although we would like to point out that he absolutely did not.
The cat didn't scratch Carl, so he would chase that cat around the house laughing and wetting his pants.
A short while later, Martha enters the premises, armed with some super-natty alien surveillance equipment that would have even James Bond wetting his pants with excitement.