bed wetter
noun see bed-wetting

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bed-wetter — bedwetter or bed wetter «BEHD WEHT uhr», noun. a person, especially a child, who habitually urinates in bed …   Useful english dictionary

  • bed wetter — noun someone suffering from enuresis; someone who urinates while asleep in bed • Syn: ↑bedwetter, ↑wetter • Derivationally related forms: ↑wet (for: ↑wetter) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bed-wetting — [bed′wet΄iŋ] n. involuntary urination in bed while asleep, especially as a habitual problem bed wetter n. * * * bed wet·ting (bĕdʹwĕt ĭng) n. Enuresis, especially when occurring nocturnally during sleep.   bed wetter n. * * * …   Universalium

  • bed-wetting — (n.) 1844, from BED (Cf. bed) (n.) + prp. of WET (Cf. wet) (v.). Related: Bed wetter …   Etymology dictionary

  • bed-wetting — [bed′wet΄iŋ] n. involuntary urination in bed while asleep, especially as a habitual problem bed wetter n …   English World dictionary

  • wetter — n. one who wets (e.g. bed wetter); that which wets wet n. wetness; moisture, dampness; rain; rainy weather n. (Informal) person who supports the selling of alcoholic drinks (USA) v. soak in water; moisten; be soaked in water; urinate in bed;… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wetter — noun 1. someone suffering from enuresis; someone who urinates while asleep in bed • Syn: ↑bedwetter, ↑bed wetter • Derivationally related forms: ↑wet • Hypernyms: ↑pisser, ↑urinator 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • bed-wetting — noun Date: 1890 enuresis especially when occurring in bed during sleep • bed wetter noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bed-wetting — noun involuntary urination during the night. Derivatives bed wetter noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • bed wetting — noun (U) the problem that some children have of passing urine (=liquid from the body) while they are asleep bed wetter noun (C) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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