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Definition 1: bent to one side - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where wry or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a wry neck

(wry is similar to ...) having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned

"crooked country roads" "crooked teeth"

Definition 2: humorously sarcastic or mocking - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where wry or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • dry humor
  • an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely
  • an ironic novel
  • an ironical smile
  • with a wry Scottish wit

Synonyms for wry in the sense of this definition

(wry is similar to ...) full of or characterized by humor

"humorous stories" "humorous cartoons" "in a humorous vein"

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