Definition of wreathe verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    wreathe

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//rið//
     
    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they wreathe
     
    he / she / it wreathes
     
    past simple wreathed
     
    -ing form wreathing
     
     
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  1. 1[transitive, usually passive] wreathe something (in/with something) to surround or cover something The mountain tops were wreathed in mist. The plant grew everywhere, its stems wreathed with soft blue flowers. (figurative) Her face was wreathed in smiles (= she was smiling a lot).
  2. 2[intransitive] + adv./prep. to move slowly and lightly, especially in circles synonym weave smoke wreathing into the sky
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