Bed-wetting



urinating in bed, especially habitually and involuntarily; enuresis.
Contemporary Examples

This not only makes you look like a louse, it makes you look like a helpless, bed-wetting man-child.
Arnold’s Divorce Scandal: 7 Basic Tips for Horny Politicians Michelle Cottle May 17, 2011

Symptoms during the early stages include detachment and aggression as well as insomnia, bed-wetting, and nightmares.
Syria’s Children of the Rubble Jamie Dettmer November 23, 2012

Historical Examples

How should a young child addicted to bed-wetting be managed?
The Care and Feeding of Children L. Emmett Holt

noun
the act or habit of involuntarily urinating in bed Technical name enuresis
n.

1844, from bed (n.) + present participle of wet (v.). Related: Bed-wetter.

bed-wetting bed-wet·ting (běd’wět’ĭng)
n.
Involuntary discharge of urine, especially when occurring nocturnally during sleep. Also called nocturnal enuresis.

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