[ UK /ɹˈɒŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈɹɔŋ/ ]
  1. that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law
    he feels that you are in the wrong
  2. any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
  1. not in accord with established usage or procedure
    the wrong medicine
    the wrong way to shuck clams
    it is incorrect for a policeman to accept gifts
  2. not functioning properly
    something is wrong with the engine
    something is amiss
    has gone completely haywire
  3. badly timed
    an ill-timed intervention
    an untimely remark
    you think my intrusion unseasonable
    it was the wrong moment for a joke
  4. not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth
    based on the wrong assumptions
    found themselves on the wrong road
    the report in the paper is wrong
    your information is wrong
    the clock showed the wrong time
    an incorrect calculation
  5. used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward
    socks worn wrong side out
  6. characterized by errors; not agreeing with a model or not following established rules
    he submitted a faulty report
    an incorrect transcription
    the wrong side of the road
  7. based on or acting or judging in error
    it is wrong to think that way
  8. not appropriate for a purpose or occasion
    said all the wrong things
  9. contrary to conscience or morality or law
    it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor
    it is wrong to lie
    cheating is wrong
  1. in an inaccurate manner
    she guessed wrong
    he decided to reveal the details only after other sources had reported them incorrectly
  1. treat unjustly; do wrong to
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How To Use wrong In A Sentence

  • I used to think the worst feeling was losing someone you love. But, I was wrong. The worst feeling is the moment you have lost yourself.
  • A lot of them were marked, or born wrong, or crooked, or scabious, looking for help from the Nazarene, for some panacea. A ROOMFUL OF BIRDS - SCOTTISH SHORT STORIES 1990
  • There were gobs of fat and sinewy bits throughout the whole rib cut - it was soooo wrong.
  • All four men continue to deny any wrongdoing under the criminal and sporting proceedings. Times, Sunday Times
  • We may earnestly believe that they're wrong - whether they're non-Christians, heretics, apostates, agnostics, atheists, or what have you.
  • The social transition has gone wrong: it is majoritarian absolutism.
  • One wrong thought may cause a lifelong regret. 
  • Glory to our Lord! Verily we have been doing wrong!
  • The coat was buttoned up wrong.
  • I could be wrong but as I recall in Batman Begins Batman 'growled' his lines just a few times but to very strong effect. All of The Dark Knight's Broken Records - Box Office Dominance! « FirstShowing.net
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