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English definition of “wooden”

wooden

adjective uk   /ˈwʊd.ən/ us  

wooden adjective (WOOD)

A2 made of wood: The house was surrounded by a tall, wooden fence. Stir the mixture with a wooden spoon.

wooden adjective (AWKWARD)

disapproving describes behaviour that is awkward or shows little expression: She gave a wooden smile to the camera. I thought the lead actor gave rather a wooden performance.
(Definition of wooden from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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