What does wooden mean?

Definitions for wooden
ˈwʊd nwood·en

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. woodenadjective

    made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood

    "a wooden box"; "an ancient cart with wooden wheels"

  2. woodenadjective

    lacking ease or grace

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

Wiktionary

  1. woodenadjective

    Made of wood: "a wooden boat".

  2. woodenadjective

    As if made of wood (figuratively):

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Woodenadjective

    Etymology: from wood.

    Like a strutting player, whose conceit
    Lies in his hamstring, he doth think it rich
    To hear the wooden dialogue and sound
    ’Twixt his stretch’d footing and the scaffoldage. William Shakespeare.

    They used to vault or leap up; and therefore they had wooden horses in their houses and abroad. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours.

    Press’d with the burden, Cæneus pants for breath;
    And on his shoulders bears the wooden death. Dryden.

    The haberdasher stole off his hat that hung upon a wooden peg. Joseph Addison, Spectator.

    I’ll win this lady Margaret: for whom?
    Why, for my king: tush, that’s a wooden thing. William Shakespeare.

    When a bold man is out of countenance, he makes a very wooden figure on it. Jeremy Collier, of Confidence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Woodenadjective

    made or consisting of wood; pertaining to, or resembling, wood; as, a wooden box; a wooden leg; a wooden wedding

  2. Woodenadjective

    clumsy; awkward; ungainly; stiff; spiritless

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wooden' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2874

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wooden' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3134

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wooden' in Adjectives Frequency: #385

Anagrams for wooden »

  1. Ewondo

  2. enwood

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wooden in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wooden in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of wooden in a Sentence

  1. David McCarthy:

    I was standing at an angle from the building and I could see the texture of the stucco on the front of the building, you could see the vertical wooden supports through the stucco and I looked at the picture and they were in the exactly the same place. I was amazed. That clinched it.

  2. Chuck Meide:

    Everything we've seen on it so far fits that hypothesis ; wooden planking, wood timbers, iron fasteners, they look quite similar to other ships from the 1800s that we have seen.

  3. Mike Krzyzewski:

    Whenever you mention Coach Only Wooden, Only Wooden's separate from everybody.

  4. Antonino Ciavola:

    These rubber boats are much more dangerous than the wooden boats, with the wooden boats, unfortunately, many people die all at once. With the rubber boats, many people are dying every day.

  5. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration:

    Going through the eye wall is like being on a wooden roller coaster for eight hours...you’re shaking and bouncing around, but you still have to focus and do your work to gather data and accomplish the mission.

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