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KK Pronunciation

〔 rɒŋ 〕


〔 rɒŋ 〕

Overview of noun wrong

The noun wrong has 2 senses

  • wrong, wrongfulness -- (that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law; "he feels that you are in the wrong")

  • wrong, legal injury, damage -- (any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right)

Overview of verb wrong

The verb wrong has 1 sense

  • wrong -- (treat unjustly; do wrong to)

Overview of adj wrong

The adj wrong has 9 senses

  • incorrect, wrong -- (not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth; "an incorrect calculation"; "the report in the paper is wrong"; "your information is wrong"; "the clock showed the wrong time"; "found themselves on the wrong road"; "based on the wrong assumptions")

  • wrong -- (contrary to conscience or morality or law; "it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor"; "cheating is wrong"; "it is wrong to lie")

  • improper, wrong -- (not appropriate for a purpose or occasion; "said all the wrong things")

  • amiss, awry, haywire, wrong -- (not functioning properly; "something is amiss"; "has gone completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine")

  • wrong -- (based on or acting or judging in error; "it is wrong to think that way")

  • wrong, incorrect -- (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")

  • wrong -- (used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward; "socks worn wrong side out")

  • ill-timed, unseasonable, untimely, wrong -- (badly timed; "an ill-timed intervention"; "you think my intrusion unseasonable"; "an untimely remark"; "it was the wrong moment for a joke")

  • faulty, incorrect, wrong -- (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")

Overview of adv wrong

The adv wrong has 1 sense

  • incorrectly, wrongly, wrong -- (in an inaccurate manner; "he decided to reveal the details only after other sources had reported them incorrectly"; "she guessed wrong")