wet dream

noun
|Updated on: 10 Jun 2018

Definition of wet dream

1 : an erotic dream culminating in orgasm and in the male accompanied by ejaculation of semen
2 : an exceedingly pleasurable or exciting experience, situation, or fantasy

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First Known Use of wet dream

1851

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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WET DREAM Defined for English Language Learners

wet dream

Definition of wet dream for English Language Learners

  • : a sexual dream that causes a boy or man to have an orgasm while sleeping


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wet dream

noun

medical Definition of wet dream

: an erotic dream culminating in orgasm and in the male accompanied by seminal emission — compare nocturnal emission

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