Simple Definition of wreckage
: the broken parts of a vehicle, building, etc., that has been badly damaged or destroyed
Examples of wreckage
Workers sifted through the wreckage of the building, searching for bodies.
They cleared the wreckage from the track.
First Known Use of wreckage
WRECKAGE Defined for Kids
Definition of wreckage
1 : the remains of a wreck <I therefore set out … to search for whatever wreckage the waves had washed ashore. — Scott O'Dell, Island of the Blue Dolphins>
2 : the act of wrecking : the state of being wrecked
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