whet one's appetites

Definition of whet one's appetites

  1. :  to make one hungry Delicious smells from the kitchen whetted our appetites.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to sharpen by rubbing on or with something (as a stone)

    :  to make keen or more acute :  excite, stimulate

  1. :  a spell of work done with a scythe between the time it is sharpened and the time it needs to be sharpened again

    :  time, while

    :  something that sharpens or makes keen:

appetiteplay appetites
  1. :  any of the instinctive desires necessary to keep up organic life

    :  the desire to eat

    :  an inherent craving

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capable of being understood in two ways

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