Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Bent out of position; contorted; perverted.

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Usage examples "wry":

  1. Two other famous Highland nicknames which are very familiar in England are Cameron, crooked nose, and Campbell, wry mouth. - "The Romance of Names", Ernest Weekley.
  2. At the thought of the Latin he made a wry face. - "Master Skylark", John Bennett.
  3. By- and- by it became too serious, the jest was wry- faced and rang false. - "The Magnetic North", Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond).