Definition of gleet in English:

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gleet

Pronunciation: /ɡlēt/

noun

Medicine
A watery discharge from the urethra caused by gonorrheal infection.
Example sentences
  • The subject developed, firstly, the typical gleet of gonorrhoea, then went on to produce a chancre and then the manifestations of secondary syphilis.
  • They also provide testing, in case you're worried that your inability to pee is a result of gleet buildup.

Derivatives

gleety

adjective
Example sentences
  • The itchy nature of his gleety discharge and the redness of his meatus also pointed toward this remedy.
  • The gleety results of a badly treated gonorrhea sometimes yield to it.
  • The gleety discharge disappeared and none of these symptoms have ever returned.

Origin

Middle English (denoting mucus formed in the stomach): from Old French glette 'slime, secretion', of unknown origin.

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Syllabification: gleet

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