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Definitions of wry:
  • adjective:   bent to one side
    Example: "A wry neck"
  • adjective:   disdainfully or ironically humorous; scornful and mocking
    Example: "A wry pleasure to be...reminded of all that one is missing- Irwin Edman"
  • adjective:   humorously sarcastic or mocking
    Example: "With a wry Scottish wit"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #53330)

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