bed-wetting [bed′wet΄iŋ]n.involuntary urination in bed while asleep, especially as a habitual problembed-wettern.
* * *bed-wet·ting (bĕdʹwĕt'ĭng) n.Enuresis, especially when occurring nocturnally during sleep.bed wetter n.
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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
bed-wetting — bed .wetting n [U] the problem that some children have of passing ↑urine (=liquid from the body) while they are asleep … Dictionary of contemporary English
bed-wetting — ► NOUN ▪ involuntary urination during the night … English terms dictionary
bed-wetting — noun enuresis during sleep; especially common in children (who usually outgrow it) • Hypernyms: ↑enuresis, ↑urinary incontinence * * * ˈbed wetting [bed wetting] noun … Useful english dictionary
bed-wetting — SYN: nocturnal enuresis. * * * bed wet·ting .wet iŋ n enuresis esp. when occurring in bed during sleep bed wet·ter .wet ər n … Medical dictionary
bed-wetting — noun Date: 1890 enuresis especially when occurring in bed during sleep • bed wetter noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
bed wetting — involuntarily urinating in a bed This standard English makes us forget that there are many other ways of making a bed damp … How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms
bed-wetting — urinating in bed, urinating while sleeping … English contemporary dictionary
bed-wetting — noun involuntary urination during the night. Derivatives bed wetter noun … English new terms dictionary