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1wrought

\ˈrt\

Definition of WROUGHT

past and past participle of work
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2wrought

adjective

: carefully formed or worked into shape

Full Definition of WROUGHT

1
:  worked into shape by artistry or effort <carefully wrought essays>
2
:  elaborately embellished :  ornamented
3
:  processed for use :  manufactured <wrought silk>
4
:  beaten into shape by tools :  hammered —used of metals
5
:  deeply stirred :  excited —often used with up <gets easily wrought up over nothing>

Origin of WROUGHT

Middle English, from past participle of worken to work
First Known Use: 13th century

Other Handicraft Terms

biscuit, darn, tambour

Rhymes with WROUGHT

WROUGHT Defined for Kids

1wrought

Definition of WROUGHT for Kids

past and past participle of work

2wrought

adjective \ˈrt\

Definition of WROUGHT for Kids

1
:  beaten into shape by tools <wrought metals>
2
:  much too excited <… Miss Elson was on the verge of tears, she was so wrought up. — Louise Fitzhugh, Harriet the Spy>

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