Übersetzung von “whet” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /wet/ us -tt-
whet sb’s appetite

to increase someone’s interest in and wish for something, usually by giving them a small experience of it

aguçar o apetite de alguém
I’ve read an excerpt of the book on the Web and it’s whetted my appetite.
That one kiss had whetted his appetite.

old use to sharpen the blade of a knife or similar tool

He whetted his knife against the stone.

(Übersetzung von “whet” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)