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Definitions of wooden

  1. lacking ease or grace; "the actor's performance was wooden"; "a wooden smile" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Made or consisting of wood; pertaining to, or resembling, wood; as, a wooden box; a wooden leg; a wooden wedding. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Clumsy; awkward; ungainly; stiff; spiritless. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Made, or consisting, of wood; hence, stiff; awkward; expressionless. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Made of wood: hard: clumsy. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Made of wood; hard; clumsy; stiff. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. Made of wood. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. Like a block of wood; stupid; mechanical. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Made of wood; consisting of or resembling wood; clumsy; senseless. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for wooden

  1. Bright moved towards it, but at that moment there was the sound of flying footsteps on the wooden stairs outside, and the door was flung open. – The Devil's Paw by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. As they were crossing the wooden bridge, he casually asked Tam what she knew about the Sword. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
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