Associations to the word «Wooden»

Pictures for the word «Wooden»


WOODEN, adjective. Made of wood.
WOODEN, adjective. (figuratively) As if made of wood, moving awkwardly, unmoving.
WOODEN ANNIVERSARIES, noun. Plural of wooden anniversary
WOODEN ANNIVERSARY, noun. Alternative form of wood anniversary
WOODEN KIMONO, noun. (US) (slang) A coffin.
WOODEN MARE, noun. (idiomatic) (obsolete) a wooden horse, a torture device
WOODEN MARES, noun. Plural of wooden mare
WOODEN SPOON, noun. A spoon made from wood, commonly used in food preparation.
WOODEN SPOON, noun. (idiomatic) An ironic prize for finishing last in a competition.
WOODEN SPOON, noun. (Cambridge University) (slang) (dated) The last junior optime who takes a university degree.
WOODEN SPOON, noun. (US) (college) (slang) (dated) The lowest appointee of the junior year; sometimes, one especially popular in his class, without reference to scholarship. Formerly, it was a custom for classmates to present to this person a wooden spoon with formal ceremonies.
WOODEN SPOONER, noun. Someone who "wins" the wooden spoon, someone who finishes last in a competition.
WOODEN SPOONERS, noun. Plural of wooden spooner
WOODEN SPOONS, noun. Plural of wooden spoon

Dictionary definition

WOODEN, adjective. Made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood; "a wooden box"; "an ancient cart with wooden wheels".
WOODEN, adjective. Lacking ease or grace; "the actor's performance was wooden"; "a wooden smile".

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