bed-wetting

noun
bed-wet·​ting | \ ˈbed-ˌwe-tiŋ How to pronounce bed-wetting (audio) \

Definition of bed-wetting

: enuresis especially when occurring in bed during sleep

Other Words from bed-wetting

bed wetter or bed-wetter \ ˈbed-​ˌwe-​tər How to pronounce bed-wetting (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of bed-wetting

1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Bed-wetting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bed-wetting. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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bed-wetting

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English Language Learners Definition of bed-wetting

: urinating that occurs while someone (such as a child) is sleeping in bed

bed-wetting

noun
bed-wet·​ting | \ -ˌwet-iŋ How to pronounce bed-wetting (audio) \

Medical Definition of bed-wetting

: enuresis especially when occurring in bed during sleep

Other Words from bed-wetting

bed-wetter \ -​ˌwet-​ər How to pronounce bed-wetting (audio) \ noun

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