- Now Rare any abnormal discharge from the body of an animal or human
- chronic inflammation of the urethra, as in gonorrhea, characterized by a mucous discharge
Origin of gleetMiddle English glete from Old French from Classical Latin glittus, sticky, akin to Late Latin glus, glue: see clay
- Inflammation of the urethra characterized by a mucopurulent discharge.
- The discharge that is characteristic of this inflammation.
Origin of gleetMiddle English glet slime from Old French glette from Latin glittus sticky
(third-person singular simple present gleets, present participle gleeting, simple past and past participle gleeted)
Old French glette.