wooden Meaning, Definition & Usage
adjective satellite made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood
- a wooden box
- an ancient cart with wooden wheels
adjective satellite lacking ease or grace
- the actor's performance was wooden
- a wooden smile
- Made or consisting of wood; pertaining to, or resembling, wood; as, a wooden box; a wooden leg; a wooden wedding.
- Clumsy; awkward; ungainly; stiff; spiritless.
When a bold man is out of countenance, he makes a very wooden figure on it.
His singing was, I confess, a little wooden.
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