What does wrecking mean?

Definitions for wrecking

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word wrecking.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. razing, wrecking(noun)

    the event of a structure being completely demolished and leveled

  2. laying waste, ruin, ruining, ruination, wrecking(noun)

    destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wrecking

    of Wreck

  2. Wrecking

    a. & n. from Wreck, v

Freebase

  1. Wrecking

    Wrecking is the practice of taking valuables from a shipwreck which has foundered near or close to shore. Often an unregulated activity of opportunity in coastal communities, wrecking has been subjected to increasing regulation and evolved into what is now known as marine salvage. Wrecking is no longer economically significant; however, as recently as the 19th century in some parts of the world, it was the mainstay of otherwise economically marginal coastal communities.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wrecking in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wrecking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sarah Palin:

    He was like a golden wrecking ball, he wrecked what needed to be wrecked … in order to allow us to rebuild.

  2. Jeff Garlin:

    By the way, to perform in front of Don Rickles, it’s not nerve-wrecking. It’s enjoyable, i am enjoying Jeff Garlin. I hope I perform in front of Don Rickles every night of my life !

  3. Tony Stewart:

    I had the option. I could have done something, but if I did that, I took a risk of wrecking the entire field to win the race, i chose to not wreck everybody, and I don't remember where we ended up, but we were leading until we got to the middle of the backstretch on the last lap.

  4. Ken Kimmell:

    There is no way to sugarcoat this, President Trump has taken a wrecking ball to environmental protection in the US, frankly I didn't think this would happen with the severity with this is happening. We have had changes in powers before. Different presidents strike a different balance. But this is a severe attack that we didn't expect.

  5. Adam Schiff:

    The wrecking ball it created now has banged into our British allies and our German allies, it's continuing to grow in terms of damage, and he needs to put an end to this, now maybe this is the way he conducted his real estate business, with half-truths and sometimes no-truths and a lot of bluster. That, in my opinion, is no way to run a business. But it's an even worse way to run a country.

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