wet dream


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

Examples of wet dream in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Allen’s curation is a slacker-collegiate wet dream of cargos, flannels, and board shorts. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, 16 Sep. 2022 The wet dream of every honest, hard-working, beer-guzzling, God-fearing, red-blooded, normal white male this side of the Rio Grande River, huh, folks. Lydia Lunch, SPIN, 8 May 2022 What’s one person’s chore, such as washing dishes, is a hand fetishist's wet dream. Angie Jones, Glamour, 17 Mar. 2022 If Annie Wilkes is every author’s worst nightmare, Harry is every author’s most shameful wet dream. Kristen Roupenian, The New Yorker, 5 Aug. 2021 Instead, this film is nothing more than a modish, superficial contrivance fitting celebrities of color into a Millennial wet dream. Armond White, National Review, 7 Apr. 2021 Songbird plays like the wet dream of a YouTube conspiracy theorist; it's set in 2024 and COVID-19 has now mutated to COVID-23. Rosie Knight, refinery29.com, 14 Dec. 2020 Such characters suggest less a challenge to capitalism than a capitalist wet dream. Katy Waldman, The New Yorker, 19 Aug. 2020 The Republican wet dream now is that Ivanka becomes the first female president, and that the Trump dynasty lasts 16 years in office. Nina Burleigh, The New Republic, 13 Apr. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of wet dream

1851, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of wet dream was in 1851

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26 Sep 2022

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“Wet dream.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wet%20dream. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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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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