Part of speech: noun

The part of the arm immediately adjoining the hand.

Share it on:

Usage examples "wrist":

  1. Despite his size and weight he was as swift and graceful as a dancing master, and the power of his wrist was wonderful. - "The Hunters of the Hills", Joseph Altsheler.
  2. " Well, I suppose I must go," sighed Upton; and as he held out his wrist to have his pulse felt, he addressed a few words to the doctor. - "The Fortunes Of Glencore", Charles James Lever.
  3. But as she twisted herself out of his arms, he caught her by the wrist. - "The Golden Silence", C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson.