whet

suomi-englanti sanakirja

whet englannista suomeksi

  1. herättää kiinnostus

  2. teroittaa

  1. Verbi

  2. Substantiivi

whet englanniksi

  1. To hone or rub on with some substance, as a piece of stone, for the purpose of sharpening – see whetstone.

  2. (RQ:Shakespeare Merchant of Venice)

  3. (RQ:Milton Poems)

  4. (RQ:Byron Childe Harold)

  5. To stimulate or make more keen.

  6. (ux)

  7. (RQ:Shakespeare Julius Caesar)

  8. 1925-29, (w) (translator), (w), ''(w)'', Part I, chapter xvhttps://www.mkgandhi.org/autobio/chap15.htm:

  9. My faith in vegetarianism grew on me from day to day. Salt's book whetted my appetite for dietetic studies. I went in for all books available on vegetarianism and read them.
  10. (quote-journal)

  11. To preen.

  12. The act of whetting something.

  13. That which whets or sharpens; especially, an appetizer.

  14. (RQ:Spectator)

  15. sips, drams, and whets
  16. 1769, Elizabeth Raffald, ''The Experienced English Housekeeper''

  17. To make a nice Whet before Dinner (..)
  18. 1902, Robert Marshall Grade, ''The Haunted Major''

  19. A really good game, to my mind, must have an element, however slight, of physical danger to the player. This is the great whet to skilled performance.
  20. (alt form)

  21. wheat