Definition of Wry

1. Adjective. Humorously sarcastic or mocking. "With a wry Scottish wit"

Exact synonyms: Dry, Ironic, Ironical
Similar to: Humorous, Humourous
Derivative terms: Dryness, Irony, Irony



2. Adjective. Bent to one side. "A wry neck"
Similar to: Crooked

Definition of Wry

1. v. t. To cover.

2. a. Turned to one side; twisted; distorted; as, a wry mouth.

3. v. i. To twist; to writhe; to bend or wind.

4. v. t. To twist; to distort; to writhe; to wrest; to vex.

5. v. t. To cover.

6. a. Turned to one side; twisted; distorted; as, a wry mouth.

7. v. i. To twist; to writhe; to bend or wind.

8. v. t. To twist; to distort; to writhe; to wrest; to vex.

Definition of Wry

1. Verb. (transitive, obsolete) To cover; clothe; cover up; cloak; hide. ¹

2. Verb. (obsolete intransitive) To turn (away); to swerve or deviate. ¹

3. Verb. (obsolete transitive) To divert; to cause to turn away. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To twist or contort (the body, face etc.). ¹

5. Adjective. Turned away, contorted (of the face or body). ¹

6. Adjective. Dryly humorous; sardonic or ironic. ¹

7. Adjective. Twisted, bent, crooked. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wry

1. contorted [adj WRIER, WRIEST, WRYER, WRYEST] : WRYLY [adv] / to contort [v WRIED, WRYING, WRIES] - See also: contort

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Wry

wrooting
wroots
wrote
wrote down
wrote up
wroten
wroth
wrothful
wrought
wrought-iron
wrought-up
wrought iron
wrought irons
wrought wire
wrung
wry (current term)
wry face
wry neck
wrybill
wrybills
wryer
wryest
wrying
wryly
wrymouth
wrymouths
wryneck
wrynecked
wrynecks
wryness

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