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

Memory aid to help you memorize this

wry - comes from AWRY, crooked, twisted.
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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
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sounds like "worry". when you worry, the expressions on your face are contorted, twisted.
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Sounds and looks like worry..You must worry after throwing a twisted remark about anyone mighty
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Wry is like cry because they both give your face a contorted look of disgust or disappointment.
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