Visit the forum if you have a language query!

whet

Definition from Dictionary, a free dictionary
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.
Zig Ziglar
Jump to: navigation, search

English

Etymology

Old English hwettan, from Germanic *xwetjan

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to whet

Third person singular
whet

Simple past
ed

Past participle
-

Present participle
t

to whet (third-person singular simple present whet, present participle t, simple past and past participle ed)
  1. (transitive) To hone or rub on with some substance, as a piece of stone, for the purpose of sharpening.
  2. (transitive) To stimulate or make more keen.
    • To whet one’s appetite

Translations

Elsewhere on the web

En-En

En-It

En-Fr

En-El

En-Sp

En-Mul

En-De

OnelookIATEIATEIATEIATEProZDict.cc
WordnikIATELinguee
GoogleIATE