wroth

play
adjective \ˈrȯth also ˈrōth\

Definition of wroth

  1. :  intensely angry :  highly incensed :  wrathful

Examples of wroth in a Sentence

  1. I've been waxing wroth all afternoon!

Origin and Etymology of wroth

Middle English, from Old English wrāth; akin to Old High German reid twisted, Old English wrīthan to writhe


First Known Use: before 12th century



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up wroth? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to link together in a series or chain

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • winning-words-from-the-national-spelling-bee-logo
  • Which is the correct spelling of the winning word from 1988?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!