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):

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

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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. Ross Anderson:

    We used a combination of all of the data supplied by ATSB, historical research and maritime archaeological analyses to determine both wrecks were in fact 19th Century merchant sailing ships – one wooden and one iron – both carrying coal.

  2. Bob Knight:

    I have a lot of respect for Wooden as a coach, how he coached, he was a good coach, but from then on, and I don’t mind saying it, I don’t respect Wooden, because he allowed Sam Gilbert to do whatever it took to recruit kids. And one time he told me, he said ‘ I just did n’t know how to deal with Sam Gilbert. ’ And I ’m saying to Bob Knight ‘ I damn sure could have dealt with him, ’.

  3. Mihaela Gheorghe:

    I was in my fourth-floor flat when the fire started. We ran out. The fire brigade came but they found it hard to find a water supply at first, we raised several issues to the builder, the maintenance companies and the council about the safety of having all these wooden balconies.

  4. Jim Chakeres:

    Eggnog, which is actually a drinkable form of custard, originated in medieval Britain where locals created a hot, creamy ale-like drink, the name, ‘Eggnog,’ is a combination of ‘noggin,’ a wooden cup, and ‘grog,’ a strong beer.

  5. Read MoreOne participant:

    At one point, I couldn't feel my fingers( because it was so cold). At the same time my tongue felt frozen, too. i retreated back to halfway down the mountain, and entered a wooden cabin at the direction of a rescuer. There were already about 10 more runners who came down earlier and we waited for rescue in the cabin for about an hour. Eventually about 50 runners came and took shelter in the cabin.

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