Definition of wet dream in US English:

wet dream


  • 1An erotic dream that causes involuntary ejaculation of semen.

    • ‘I don't like it, but unlike you, I don't get paid to air my wet dreams in public.’
    • ‘Boys sometimes have wet dreams, which means they ejaculate in their sleep.’
    • ‘As far as I can tell/recall, part of this is popular superstition - quack medicines exist to prevent the loss of semen through wet dreams as this is attributed to a loss of health and vitality.’
    • ‘Please, God, let him be ready to move back into his own bed before the wet dreams start.’
    • ‘When you think about it, crushing on a goofy cartoon kid was ten times less embarrassing than having wet dreams about this guy.’
    emission of semen
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    1. 1.1informal Something especially appealing to a particular type of person.
      ‘the kitchen is a gourmet chef's wet dream’
      ‘Thailand is the ultimate backpacker's wet dream’


wet dream

/ˈˌwɛt ˈdrim//ˈˌwet ˈdrēm/