Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: adjective

Pale, as from sickness; pallid.

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Usage examples "wan":

  1. Heckewelder stood gazing down into the wan face with its terribly significant smile. - "The Spirit of the Border A Romance of the Early Settlers in the Ohio Valley", Zane Grey.
  2. Isn't ivery wan sayin' ye've got the voice fit for the oppayra? - "Flamsted quarries", Mary E. Waller.
  3. He had nigh broke the head o' wan o' the young fellers in the office who tried it the day before. - "The Underdog", F. Hopkinson Smith.