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    wry - Dictionary definition and meaning for word wry

    (adj) humorously sarcastic or mocking
    Synonyms : dry , ironic , ironical
    Example Sentence
    • dry humor
    • an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely
    • an ironic novel
    • an ironical smile
    • with a wry Scottish wit
    (adj) bent to one side
    Example Sentence
    • a wry neck
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wry

wry - comes from AWRY, crooked, twisted.

Wry makes others cry.. when u ridicule some one, u make them cry

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it is cry,when u cry the expressions of ur face will be changed or turned to one side etc

sounds like "worry". when you worry, the expressions on your face are contorted, twisted.

Sounds and looks like worry..You must worry after throwing a twisted remark about anyone mighty

Wry is like cry because they both give your face a contorted look of disgust or disappointment.

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