Examples of wreckage in a sentence
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 English Language Learners
Definition of wreckage for English Language Learners
: the broken parts of a vehicle, building, etc., that has been badly damaged or destroyed
WRECKAGE Defined for Kids
Definition of wreckage for Students
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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