- a spell of work.
- a while: to talk a whet.
Origin of whet
OTHER WORDS FROM whetwhet·ter, nounun·whet·ted, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH whetwet, whet
How to use whet in a sentence
Who knows, maybe Project Runway whetted our appetites for the drama contained within the construction of a sleeve after all.
But this one swift achievement only whetted the famished appetite to more creative ardor.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
Between them, it was agreed that there should be no recalling of the past, but the very embargo whetted his appetite.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
This whetted afresh the resentment of the thirty tyrants, who caused him now to be condemned to death.