Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to urine; urinary.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of, or relating to urine; urinary

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the urine; diuretic; urinary.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In medicine, of or relating to or promoting the flow of urine.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Late Latin ūrēticus, from Greek ourētikos, from ourein, to urinate.

Examples

  • Conservatives in particular weren't pleased: not with Mr. Serrano, not with his picture, and not with the National Endowment for the Arts, which had forked over $15,000 in taxpayer money to support this uretic gesture.

    Geert Wilders Is a Test for Western Civilization

  • Whatever it is, a light-hearted briefing by one of the Prime Minister's aides about how his boss prepared for the big veto moment has justified all the uretic references the lobby pack could possibly muster.

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