Definition of 'wooden'
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Think dove grey and white walls and wooden floors. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Pour the liquid mixture into the well and stir quickly with a wooden spoon. The Sun (2016)Mine has a chunky wooden table sliced from a tree and handmade muslin curtains on bamboo rails. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The interior is an eclectic mix of reclaimed wooden floors and antique furnishings. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Beat with a wooden spoon to turn into purée. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The interior is a kooky mix of reclaimed wooden floors and walls alongside antique furnishings. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I like to leave wooden garden furniture outside through the winter. Times, Sunday Times (2017)In those affected areas, wooden houses are in danger of being crushed under the ash, which becomes heavy after absorbing rain. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Together, they built two family homes in Seattle and a lot of the wooden furniture including the dining room table and chairs and stereo cabinets. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then he produced a tiny wooden box. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You sleep in a little loft area with rickety wooden floors and sides open to the sea. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Wooden houses look out to a turquoise sea. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Fires often sweep through the wooden huts. The Sun (2007)Use a wooden spoon or the paddle attachment and beat until fluffy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The bare wooden floor cries out for a few large rugs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We had a square table and wooden chairs that had to be scrubbed. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)You put a wooden chair out at night and in the morning it was a shrub. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The first game saw you trapped in a room with a mysterious wooden box. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There was a beautiful old fireplace and deliciously creaky wooden floors and doors. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He stared down at the gleaming wooden floor tiles. The Broken God (1993)Add the cardamom and stir in with a wooden spoon. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Parsifal is a huge triptych set in the bare wooden attic. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Then tacky wooden tables and chairs were added. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She sat on a wooden chair beside a patch of lilies. The Crossing-Place (1993)Scrub wooden garden furniture after wet weather while the algae are soft. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The ashes were returned in a wooden box. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)In the ceiling a trap door and wooden ladder led out to the flat roof. A Time of War (1993)These are normally little wooden huts. The Sun (2014)Wooden floors were far more common. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)The voices aren't that bad but the acting is as wooden as the sets. The Sun (2014)For that rich, easy timbre you forgive his wooden acting. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'wooden'
British English: wooden /ˈwʊdn/ ADJECTIVE
A wooden object is made of wood.
...handmade wooden toys.
- American English: wooden
- Arabic: خَشَبِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: de madeira
- Chinese: 木质的
- Croatian: drven
- Czech: dřevěný
- Danish: træ-
- Dutch: houten
- European Spanish: de madera
- Finnish: puinen
- French: en bois
- German: hölzern
- Greek: ξύλινος
- Italian: di legno
- Japanese: 木製の
- Korean: 나무로 된
- Norwegian: tre-
- Polish: drewniany
- European Portuguese: de madeira
- Romanian: de lemn
- Russian: деревянный
- Spanish: de madera
- Swedish: av trä
- Thai: ที่ทำจากไม้
- Turkish: ağaç/tahta
- Ukrainian: дерев'яний
- Vietnamese: làm bằng gỗ
Definition of wooden from the Collins English Dictionary
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