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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to form as a wreath by twisting or twining.

  2. to envelop:

    a face wreathed in smiles.

  3. (v.i.)to take the form of a wreath or wreaths.

  4. to move in curving or curling masses, as smoke.

Origin of wreathe:

1520–30; earlier wrethe, partly v. use of wreath , partly back formation from wrethen, obs. ptp. of writhe


Princeton's WordNet

  1. wreathe(verb)

    move with slow, sinuous movements

  2. wreathe(verb)

    decorate or deck with wreaths

    "wreathe the grave site"

  3. wreathe, wind(verb)

    form into a wreath


  1. wreathe(Verb)

    To twist, curl or entwine something into a shape similar to a wreath

  2. wreathe(Verb)

    To form a wreathlike shape around something

  3. wreathe(Verb)

    To curl, writhe or spiral in the form of a wreath

  4. wreathe(Verb)

    To turn violently aside or around; to wrench.

  5. Origin: Partly a back-formation of wreathen (past participle of writhe), and partly from wreath.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wreathe(noun)

    to cause to revolve or writhe; to twist about; to turn

  2. Wreathe(noun)

    to twist; to convolve; to wind one about another; to entwine

  3. Wreathe(noun)

    to surround with anything twisted or convolved; to encircle; to infold

  4. Wreathe(noun)

    to twine or twist about; to surround; to encircle

  5. Wreathe(verb)

    to be intewoven or entwined; to twine together; as, a bower of wreathing trees

Anagrams of wreathe

  1. weareth, weather, whate'er, wheater, whereat

Translations for wreathe

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to cover

faces wreathed in smiles.

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