Meaning of “wrong” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /rɒŋ/

A1 not correct:

the wrong answer
We're going the wrong way.

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be wrong

A2 to think or say something that is not correct:

You were wrong about the party - it's today, not tomorrow.
get sth wrong

B1 to produce an answer or result that is not correct:

I got most of the answers wrong.
PROBLEM [ never before noun ]

B1 If something is wrong, there is a problem:

There's something wrong with my computer.
What's wrong?
NOT MORAL [ never before noun ]

B2 morally bad:

[ + to do sth ] It's wrong to tell lies.

(Definition of “wrong adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)