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wet one's whistle

Definition of wet one's whistle

US informal

  1. :  to have a drink <Would you like to wet your whistle?>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  consisting of, containing, covered with, or soaked with liquid (as water)

    :  containing appreciable quantities of readily condensable hydrocarbons

    :  rainy

  1. :  water

    :  moisture, wetness

    :  rainy weather :  rain

  1. :  to make wet

    :  to urinate in or on

    :  to become wet

whistleplay
  1. :  a small wind instrument in which sound is produced by the forcible passage of breath through a slit in a short tube

    :  a device through which air or steam is forced into a cavity or against a thin edge to produce a loud sound

    :  a shrill clear sound produced by forcing breath out or air in through the puckered lips

  1. :  to utter a shrill clear sound by blowing or drawing air through the puckered lips

    :  to utter a shrill note or call resembling a whistle

    :  to make a shrill clear sound especially by rapid movement


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