\ ˈwejd How to pronounce wedged (audio) , ˈwe-jəd How to pronounce wedged (audio) \

Definition of wedged

: shaped like a wedge

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Synonyms & Antonyms for wedged


fast, firm, frozen, jammed, lodged, set, snug, stuck, tight


insecure, loose

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Examples of wedged in a Sentence

the pebble in the heel of his shoe was pretty well wedged

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Child car safety seats, with their wedged latches and twisted straps, are a pain to install. Robert Duffer,, "Seat Check Saturday aims to fix what most parents get wrong," 22 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of wedged

1552, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wedged was in 1552

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showing courage and determination

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