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"wee" in British English

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weeadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /wiː/ Scottish English or informal

weeverb [I]

uk   us   /wiː/ UK informal
to ​urinate: Daddy, I need to wee!

weenoun

uk   us   /wiː/ UK informal
[C] an ​act of ​urinating: "I really need a wee!" she said. [U] urine
(Definition of wee from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wee" in American English

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weeadjective [not gradable]

 us   /wi/
very ​small; little: It may make you ​feelawkward to give a wee ​gift and get a ​whopper back in ​return. They can't ​party till the wee ​hours (= the ​hoursstarting at one o'clock in the ​morning) and ​sack out (= ​sleep) till ​noon.
(Definition of wee from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wee”
in Arabic بَول…
in Korean 오줌 누기…
in Portuguese xixi…
in Catalan pipí…
in Japanese おしっこ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小的, 很小的…
in Turkish idrar, çiş…
in Russian употребляется с глаголами have или need в значении писать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小的, 很小的…
in Italian pipì…
in Polish siusiu…
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