wroth

adjective

ˈrȯth How to pronounce wroth (audio)
 also  ˈrōth
: intensely angry : highly incensed : wrathful

Examples of wroth in a Sentence

I've been waxing wroth all afternoon!

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wroth was before the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“Wroth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wroth. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

wroth

adjective
ˈrȯth How to pronounce wroth (audio)
 also  ˈrōth
: filled with wrath : angry
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