Definition of 'wonder'
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The city added a plaque giving details of his career because people wondered who he was. Times, Sunday Times (2016)No wonder you feel hurt and low. The Sun (2016) Many wondered how this might be accomplished. Times, Sunday Times (2016)No wonder we can get it wrong. The Sun (2016)The couple were wondering what else they could do to sell the house. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Indeed we wondered about the great and vaunted academy systems into which millions have been poured over the last decade or so. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I thought there might be new wonder drugs, which there were after the first cancer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Our friendship is still good and I wonder whether we could have a future together as a proper couple. The Sun (2016)Sometimes we wonder how people get home. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This wonder product keeps brows looking sleek all day. The Sun (2012)No wonder this little island is the utopia for so many repressed people. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You almost wonder what all the fuss was about. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet it makes you wonder about the doubts and fears that might lurk beneath. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It left most visitors filled with wonder and admiration. DEVASTATING EDEN: The Search for Utopia in America (2004)Young people are scratching their heads and wondering what it all means. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Is it any wonder that good teachers snap? The Sun (2009)Little wonder the film gets more popular with each passing year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They need to move fast because voters are beginning to wonder about their seriousness. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You wonder what else the club can do to bring fresh scorn upon its head. The Sun (2009)It is little wonder that the world stands enthralled. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet they evoked awe and wonder and many were canonized. Fools Rush In - A Call to Christian Clowning (1993)No wonder the poor man needed a holiday. Times, Sunday Times (2015)No wonder great players are drooling over it. The Sun (2014)You wonder how many it would take to change a light bulb. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What wonders had they seen on their journey? Times, Sunday Times (2015)No wonder so many say they're quitting. The Sun (2015)It's good to see a space film that is actually impressed by the wonders of space. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Which makes us wonder: what surprises has Val got planned for the funeral itself? The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'wonder'
British English: wonder /ˈwʌndə/ VERB
If you wonder about something, you think about it and try to guess or understand more about it.
I wondered what that noise was.
- American English: wonder
- Arabic: يَتَسَاءَلُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: querer saber
- Chinese: 想知道
- Croatian: pitati se
- Czech: přemýšlet
- Danish: tænke
- Dutch: afvragen (zich)
- European Spanish: preguntarse
- Finnish: ihmetellä
- French: se demander
- German: fragen (sich)
- Greek: διερωτώμαι
- Italian: stupirsi
- Japanese: 怪しむ
- Korean: 기이하게 여기다
- Norwegian: undre
- Polish: zastanowić (się)
- European Portuguese: querer saber
- Romanian: a se întreba
- Russian: удивляться
- Spanish: preguntarse
- Swedish: undra
- Thai: สงสัย
- Turkish: merak etmek
- Ukrainian: цікавитися
- Vietnamese: tự hỏi
British English: wonder ADJECTIVE
If you refer, for example, to a young man as a wonder boy, or to a new product as a wonder drug, you mean that they are believed by many people to be very good or very effective.
He was hailed as the wonder boy of the golfing world.
British English: wonder NOUN
If you say that it is a wonder that something happened, you mean that it is very surprising and unexpected.
It's a wonder that it took almost ten years.
Definition of wonder from the Collins English Dictionary
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