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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Wriest (0.01167 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: wriest wry adj 1: humorously sarcastic or mocking; “dry humor”; “an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely”; “an ironic novel”; “an ironical smile”; “with a wry Scottish wit” [syn: dry, ironic, ironical] 2: bent to one side; “a wry neck” 3: disdainfully or ironically humorous; scornful and mocking; “his rebellion is the bitter, sardonic laughter of all great satirists”- Frank Schoenberner; “a wry pleasure to be...reminded of all that one is missing”- Irwin Edman [syn: sardonic] [also: wried, wryest, wryer, wriest, wrier] wriest See wry
English → English (gcide) Definition: Wriest Wry \Wry\, a. [Compar. Wrier; superl. Wriest.] [Akin to OE. wrien to twist, to bend, AS. wrigian to tend towards, to drive.] [1913 Webster] 1. Turned to one side; twisted; distorted; as, a wry mouth. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, deviating from the right direction; misdirected; out of place; as, wry words. [1913 Webster] Not according to the wry rigor of our neighbors, who never take up an old idea without some extravagance in its application. --Landor. [1913 Webster] 3. Wrested; perverted. [1913 Webster] He . . . puts a wry sense upon Protestant writers. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster] Wry face, a distortion of the countenance indicating impatience, disgust, or discomfort; a grimace. [1913 Webster]

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