in a sweat

Definition of in a sweat

informal

  1. :  very nervous or worried about something He's in a sweat about his exams. There's no need to get in a sweat about minor details.

Word by Word Definitions

sweatplay
  1. :  to excrete moisture in visible quantities through the openings of the sweat glands :  perspire

    :  to labor or exert oneself so as to cause perspiration

    :  to emit or exude moisture

  1. :  hard work :  drudgery

    :  the fluid excreted from the sweat glands of the skin :  perspiration

    :  moisture issuing from or gathering in drops on a surface


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