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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Wry(0.01068 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Wry.
English → Indonesian (quick)
erot, masam, miring
English → English (WordNet)
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
[also: wried, wryest, wryer, wriest, wrier]
English → English (gcide)
Wry \Wry\, v. t. [AS. wre['o]n.]
To cover. [Obs.]
Wrie you in that mantle. --Chaucer.
Wry \Wry\, a. [Compar. Wrier; superl. Wriest.] [Akin to OE.
wrien to twist, to bend, AS. wrigian to tend towards, to
1. Turned to one side; twisted; distorted; as, a wry mouth.
2. Hence, deviating from the right direction; misdirected;
out of place; as, wry words.
Not according to the wry rigor of our neighbors, who
never take up an old idea without some extravagance
in its application. --Landor.
3. Wrested; perverted.
He . . . puts a wry sense upon Protestant writers.
Wry face, a distortion of the countenance indicating
impatience, disgust, or discomfort; a grimace.
Wry \Wry\, v. i.
1. To twist; to writhe; to bend or wind.
2. To deviate from the right way; to go away or astray; to
turn side; to swerve.
This Phebus gan awayward for to wryen. --Chaucer.
Must murder wives much better than themselves
For wrying but a little! --Shak.
Wry \Wry\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wried; p. pr. & vb. n.
Wrying.] [OE. wrien. See Wry, a.]
To twist; to distort; to writhe; to wrest; to vex. --Sir P.
Guests by hundreds, not one caring
If the dear host's neck were wried. --R. Browning.