English dictionary


wrack |ræk| — dried seaweed especially that cast ashore

wraith |reɪθ| — a mental representation of some haunting experience

wrangle |ˈræŋɡl| — an angry dispute

wrangler |ˈræŋɡlər| — someone who argues noisily or angrily

wrap |ræp| — cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person

wrap up |ˈrapˌəp| — arrange or fold as a cover or protection

wrap-up |ˈrapˌəp| — Alternative form of wrap-up.

wraparound |ˈræpəˌrɑʊnd| — a garment (as a dress or coat) with a full length opening; adjusts to the body by wrapping around

wrapped |ræpt| — covered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloak

wrapper |ˈræpər| — a loose dressing gown for women

wrapping |ˈræpɪŋ| — the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped

wrapping-paper |ˈræpɪŋˌpeɪpə| — Paper used for wrapping parcels (in this case, often brown) or presents (in this case, often colourful/colorful and decorative).

wrapt |ræps| — Common misspelling of rapt.

wrasse |ræs| — chiefly tropical marine fishes with fleshy lips and powerful teeth; usually brightly colored

wrath |ræθ| — intense anger (usually on an epic scale)

wrathful |ˈræθfl| — vehemently incensed and condemnatory

wrathy |ˈrɒθɪ| — (US) Feeling wrath; very angry, furious.

wreak |riːk| — cause to happen or to occur as a consequence

wreath |riːθ| — flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes

wreathe |riːð| — move with slow, sinuous movements

wreathed |riːðd| — simple past tense and past participle of wreath

wreck |rek| — something or someone that has suffered ruin or dilapidation

wreckage |ˈrekɪdʒ| — the remaining parts of something that has been wrecked

wrecked |rekt| — destroyed in an accident

wrecker |ˈrekər| — someone who demolishes or dismantles buildings as a job

wrecking |ˈrekɪŋ| — the event of a structure being completely demolished and leveled

wren |ren| — English architect who designed more than fifty London churches (1632-1723)

wrench |rentʃ| — a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments

wrest |rest| — obtain by seizing forcibly or violently, also metaphorically

wrestle |ˈresl| — the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat

wrestler |ˈresələr| — combatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground

wrestling |ˈreslɪŋ| — the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat

wretch |retʃ| — performs some wicked deed

wretched |ˈretʃɪd| — of very poor quality or condition

wrick |rɪk| — a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)

wriggle |ˈrɪɡl| — the act of wiggling

wriggler |ˈrɪɡlər| — one who can't stay still (especially a child)

wring |rɪŋ| — a twisting squeeze

wringer |ˈrɪŋər| — a clothes dryer consisting of two rollers between which the wet clothes are squeezed

wringing |ˈrɪŋɪŋ| — Present participle of wring.

wrinkle |ˈrɪŋkl| — a slight depression or fold in the smoothness of a surface

wrinkled |ˈrɪŋkəld| — marked by wrinkles

wrinkly |ˈrɪŋklɪ| — marked by wrinkles

wrist |rɪst| — a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones

wristband |ˈrɪstbænd| — band consisting of a part of a sleeve that covers the wrist

wristlet |ˈrɪstlət| — a band or bracelet worn around the wrist

writ |rɪt| — (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer

write |raɪt| — produce a literary work

write down |ˈraɪt ˈdaʊn| — put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.

write in |ˈraɪt ɪn| — cast a vote by inserting a name that does not appear on the ballot

write off |ˈraɪt ˈɒf| — concede the loss or worthlessness of something or somebody

write out |ˈraɪt ˈaʊt| — put into writing; write in complete form

write up |ˈraɪt ʌp| — a short account of the news

write-in |ɪn| — a candidate for public office whose name does not appear on the ballot and so must be written on the ballot by the voters

write-off |ˈraɪtɔːf| — (accounting) reduction in the book value of an asset

write-offs |ˈraɪtɔːfs| — plural form of write-off

write-up |ˈraɪt ʌp| — Alternative spelling of write-up.

writer |ˈraɪtər| — writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

writhe |raɪð| — to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)

writing |ˈraɪtɪŋ| — the act of creating written works

writing-desk |ˈraɪtɪŋ desk| — A desk at which someone may write.

writing-pad |ˈraɪtɪŋpæd| — A collection of blank pages of writing paper, bound together, often with a cardboard cover

writing-paper |ˈraɪtɪŋ ˌpeɪpər| — Paper designed to be written on with ink; it may be ruled or unruled.

writings |ˈraɪtɪŋz| — the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures

written |ˈrɪtn| — set down in writing in any of various ways

wrong |rɔːŋ| — that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law

wrong-headed |rɒn ˈhedɪd| — Alternative form of wrongheaded.

wrongdoer |ˈrɔːŋduːər| — a person who transgresses moral or civil law

wrongdoing |ˈrɔːŋduːɪŋ| — departure from what is ethically acceptable

wronged |ˈrɒŋd| — simple past tense and past participle of wrong

wrongful |ˈrɔːŋfl| — having no legally established claim

wrongheaded |ˈrɔːŋˈhedɪd| — obstinately perverse in judgment or opinion

wrongly |ˈrɔːŋlɪ| — without justice or fairness

wrote |rəʊt| — Simple past tense of write.

wroth |rəʊθ| — vehemently incensed and condemnatory

wrought |rɔːt| — shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass (as by work or effort)

wrought-up |ˈʌp| — excited, stimulated or agitated; worked up

wrung |rʌŋ| — Simple past tense and past participle of wring.

wry |raɪ| — humorously sarcastic or mocking

wryneck |ˈraɪˌnek| — an unnatural condition in which the head leans to one side because the neck muscles on that side are contracted

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