wry Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"wry" in British English

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wryadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /raɪ/
showing that you ​find a ​bad or ​difficultsituationslightlyfunny: a wry ​smile/​comment
wryly
adverb uk   us   /ˈraɪ.li/
(Definition of wry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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wryadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /rɑɪ/
showing that you ​find a ​bad or ​difficultsituationslightlyamusing: a wry ​smile a wry ​sense of ​humor
(Definition of wry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wry”
in Spanish irónico…
in Vietnamese nhăn nhở…
in Malaysian sinis…
in Thai บิดเบี้ยว…
in French ironique…
in German schief…
in Chinese (Simplified) 讽刺的, 解嘲的…
in Turkish muzip, hafif alaylı…
in Russian иронический, насмешливый…
in Indonesian sinis…
in Chinese (Traditional) 諷刺的, 解嘲的…
in Polish gorzki…
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