Simple Definition of wooden
: made of wood
: awkward or stiff : not having or showing any emotion, energy, etc.
Full Definition of wooden
1 : made or consisting of wood
2 : lacking ease or flexibility : awkwardly stiff <a wooden speech> <a wooden performer>
Examples of wooden
The guest speaker was wooden and uninspiring.
a movie with wooden dialogue
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