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wee

adjective [before noun] uk   us   /wiː/ Scottish English or informal
small; little: You were just a wee lad the last time I saw you. Would you care for a wee bit more to eat?

wee

verb [I] uk   us   /wiː/ (also wee-wee) informal or child's word
to urinate : Daddy, I want to wee!

wee

noun uk   us   /wiː/
[C usually singular] informal (also child's word wee-wee) an act of urinating : "I really need a wee!" she said.child's word Do you need/want (to do) a wee-wee before we go out? [U] urine
Translations of “wee”
in Korean 오줌 누기…
in Arabic بَول…
in Portuguese xixi…
in Catalan pipí…
in Japanese おしっこ…
in Italian pipì…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小的, 很小的…
in Russian употребляется с глаголами have или need в значении писать…
in Turkish idrar, çiş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小的, 很小的…
in Polish siusiu…
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