verb (used with object), whet·ted, whet·ting.
- a spell of work.
- a while: to talk a whet.
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Origin of whet
OTHER WORDS FROM whetwhet·ter, nounun·whet·ted, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH whetwet whet
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Example sentences from the Web for whetter
There was Whetter, who replenished the water-supply from the unfailing fountain-head of the glacier.
As the weather was fine, Hodgeman and Whetter went to investigate two odd-looking pyramids about five miles away.
Hannam, Whetter and I were the only inhabitants of the Hut at the time.
Boxes in which Whetter used to carry ice for domestic requirements were as a rule short-lived.
Caruso was brought inside, and, whilst Whetter administered chloroform, McLean sewed up the wound.