wet willy

noun
plural wet willies

Definition of wet willy

informal
: the act of wetting one's finger with saliva and inserting it in another person's ear as a prank There's also Willy who loves to give wet willies in visitors' ears.— Ryan Silvola

First Known Use of wet willy

1993, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for wet willy

from the personal name Willy

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“Wet willy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wet%20willy. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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