What does wretch mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wretch(noun)

    performs some wicked deed

  2. poor devil, wretch(noun)

    someone you feel sorry for


  1. wretch(Noun)

    An unhappy, unfortunate, or miserable person.

  2. wretch(Noun)

    An unpleasant, annoying person.

  3. wretch(Noun)

    An exile.

  4. Origin: From wrecca.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wretch(verb)

    a miserable person; one profoundly unhappy

  2. Wretch(verb)

    one sunk in vice or degradation; a base, despicable person; a vile knave; as, a profligate wretch

  3. Origin: [OE. wrecche, AS. wrecca, wrcca, an exile, a wretch, fr. wrecan to drive out, punish; properly, an exile, one driven out, akin to AS. wrc an exile, OS. wrekkio a stranger, OHG. reccheo an exile. See Wreak, v. t.]


  1. Wretch

    Wretch is the first full-length album by American heavy metal band Kyuss. It was released in September 1991, on Dali Records. Previously billed as Sons of Kyuss, the band shortened their name prior to the release of this album. The album is notable for its distinctive sound, though this is not necessarily a positive; its production has been criticized and the album has been described as a poor representation of the band's sound.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Wretch

    rech, n. a most miserable person: one sunk in vice: a worthless person: body, creature (in pity, sometimes admiration).—adj. Wretch′ed, very miserable: distressingly bad: despicable: worthless.—adv. Wretch′edly.—n. Wretch′edness. [A.S. wrecca, an outcast—wræc, pa.t. of wrecan, to drive.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wretch in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wretch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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