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One entry found for wry.
Main Entry: wry
Pronunciation: primarystressrimacr
Function: adjective
Inflected Form(s): wry·er /primarystressrimacr(-schwa)r/; wry·est /primarystressrimacr-schwast/
1 : bent, twisted, or turned usually abnormally to one side <a wry nose>
2 a : expressing irony <a wry smile> b : cleverly humorous <a wry remark>
- wry·ly adverb
- wry·ness noun

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