wet dream


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

Examples of wet dream in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Blom: As a psychologist, this is like one’s wet dream to be able to talk about death, an existential issue like this. Randee Dawn, Los Angeles Times, 19 June 2023 It’s achieved every PR firm’s wet dream of going viral, creating a meme format so appealing that even other brands have used it. Curbed, 10 July 2023 Anodyne descriptions of wet dreams and inserting a tampon. Gustavo Arellano, Los Angeles Times, 30 June 2023 Taylor’s partnership is a brand strategist’s wet dream as the musician is as well known for her sultry pipes and precise dance moves as her fashion-forward street style. Jasmine Browley, Essence, 6 June 2023 The show was a west coast wet dream. Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, 14 Feb. 2022 Hawthorn is an epicurean’s wet dream. Lovia Gyarkye, The Hollywood Reporter, 11 Sep. 2022 But Charlotte Le Bon’s striking, stylish, sweetly scary debut reverses the polarity, putting the wittily observed tale of a teenage crush front and center of a ghoul-free horror film, where all that goes bump in the night is an embarrassed kid trying to clean his sheets after a wet dream. Jessica Kiang, Variety, 4 June 2022 This is a people watchers’ wet dream. oregonlive, 17 Mar. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of wet dream was in 1851

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“Wet dream.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wet%20dream. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

wet dream

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