Wilt - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |wɪlt|  American pronunciation of the word wilt
Brit.  |wɪlt|  British pronunciation of the word wilt

noun

- any plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling; usually caused by parasites attacking the roots
- causing to become limp or drooping (syn: wilting)

verb

- lose strength
- become limp(syn: droop)

Examples

The hot weather wilted the plants.

The crowd wilted in the heat.

He wilted under the pressure.

My opponent was wilting

The flowers wilted

Thou (= you) wilt (= will) not leave us here in the dust.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: wilt
he/she/it: wilts
present participle: wilting
past tense: wilted
past participle: wilted
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