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 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 The cousin’s Instagram is a wet dream of exotic locations: Abu Dhabi, Phuket, Capri—all with the same sunset, the same tedious vista of jewelled water and pristine beach. Han Ong, The New Yorker, 23 Mar. 2020 Trump has delivered the axis of evil’s wet dream and has taken the Western alliance off the table. Howard Bloom, Quartz, 19 Dec. 2019 Ozzy Osbourne was snorting lines of ants with Motley Crue before your father was having wet dreams about your mother. Meagan Fredette, refinery29.com, 6 Sep. 2019 In the latter days of the campaign, the Republicans abandoned their economic pitch that was based on the president*’s ability to convince congressional Republicans to pass a massive plutocrat’s wet dream of a tax cut. Charles P. Pierce, Esquire, 14 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of wet dream

1851, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Wet dream.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wet%20dream. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of wet dream

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

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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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