Associations to the word «Wry»


WRY, adjective. Turned away, contorted (of the face or body).
WRY, adjective. Dryly humorous; sardonic or bitterly ironic.
WRY, adjective. Twisted, bent, crooked.
WRY, adjective. Deviating from the right direction; misdirected; out of place.
WRY, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To turn (away); to swerve or deviate.
WRY, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To divert; to cause to turn away.
WRY, verb. (transitive) To twist or contort (the body, face etc.).
WRY, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To cover; clothe; cover up; cloak; hide.

Dictionary definition

WRY, adjective. 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".
WRY, adjective. Bent to one side; "a wry neck".

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