Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “wring”

See all translations

wring

verb [T]
 
 
/rɪŋ/ (wrung)
to hold something tightly with both hands and twist it by turning your hands in opposite directions
拧;绞
Bending, twisting and curving
( also wring out) to twist a cloth or piece of clothing with your hands to remove water from it
拧干,绞干(布或衣服)
She wrung out the shirt and hung it out to dry.
她拧干衬衫并挂到外面晾干。
Bending, twisting and curving
wring sth's neck to kill a bird or other animal by twisting and breaking its neck
拧断(鸟或其他动物的)脖子;掐死
KillingMurder and attempted murder
(Definition of wring from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “wring” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

hyphen

the symbol -, used to join two words together, or to show that a word has been divided into two parts at the end of one line and the beginning of the next

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More