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[ adjective ] made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood

Synonyms

wood

Examples

"a wooden box" "an ancient cart with wooden wheels" "wood houses" "a wood fire"

Used in print

(Clayton C. Barbeau, The Ikon....)

The crude wooden boxes of the enemy , our nicely turned gray metal disks .

(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)

It was an old and dirty wooden structure , sadly in need of repair .

(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)

The gilt sterns of the men-of-war becoming clearer to him , the sides of the wooden sea walls alternately painted yellow and black , the bronze cannon at the ports .

(Bruce Palmer, "My Brother's Keeper", Many Are...)

A crude ladder ran down to a wooden floor .

(Octavia Waldo, A Cup of the Sun....)

It slashed the sloping manure scented lawns with concrete steps which climbed upward to white wooden porches .

Related terms

woody

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[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3804
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[ adjective ] lacking ease or grace

Examples

"the actor's performance was wooden" "a wooden smile"

Related terms

awkward

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