[ UK /wˈʊdən/ ]
[ US /ˈwʊdən/ ]
  1. made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood
    a wooden box
    an ancient cart with wooden wheels
  2. lacking ease or grace
    a wooden smile
    the actor's performance was wooden
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How To Use wooden In A Sentence

  • These planes are made with two separate stocks held together with either metal or turned wooden screws.
  • As soon as this began to thicken, Neb carefully removed it with a wooden spatula; this accelerated the evaporation, and at the same time prevented it from contracting an empyreumatic flavor. The Mysterious Island
  • Surrounded by cottonwoods and aspens and featuring a wooden footbridge and an abundance of regional flora and foliage, it's a place to meditate, contemplate, and relax.
  • For the kids the knee-jerk tourist products are wooden toys, but they are lumpish, boring objects, unlikely to appeal to any but the most simple-minded of toddlers.
  • Inside, Ms. Savage accented the home's 16-foot coved ceilings—original from 1926—and espresso-colored floors with earth-toned couches and classic pieces, using a long wooden bench as a living room coffee table. A Gossip Girl's Main Stage
  • A half-timbered family hotel with rooms off a creaky wooden balcony running round two sides of a courtyard.
  • It was not a spine-tingling speech, the delivery was rather wooden. Times, Sunday Times
  • The wooden matches were glued to the dial of the manual kitchen timer.
  • Wooden houses look out to a turquoise sea. Times, Sunday Times
  • The creak of the wooden pontoon was such a sad, lonely sound.
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