What does the word wan mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Wanness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Wanly.

Usage examples for 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 by Zane Grey
  2. Isn't ivery wan sayin' ye've got the voice fit for the oppayra? – Flamsted quarries by 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 by F. Hopkinson Smith