wicker

noun wick·er \ ˈwi-kər \
Updated on: 9 May 2018

Definition of wicker

1 : a small pliant twig or branch (as of osier) : withe
2 a : wickerwork
b : something made of wicker

wicker

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of wicker

Middle English wiker, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish dialect vikker willow, Old Norse veikr weak — more at weak


WICKER Defined for English Language Learners

wicker

Definition of wicker for English Language Learners

  • : thin twigs or sticks that are woven together to make furniture and baskets


WICKER Defined for Kids

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wicker

noun wick·er \ ˈwi-kər \

Definition of wicker for Students

1 : a flexible twig (as of willow) used especially in making baskets or furniture

2

wicker

adjective

Definition of wicker for Students

: made of wicker
  • wicker furniture


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