- 1[intransitive, transitive] wilt (something) if a plant or flower wilts, or something wilts it, it bends toward the ground because of the heat or a lack of water synonym droop
- 2 [intransitive] (informal) to become weak or tired or less confident synonym flag The spectators were wilting visibly in the hot sun. He was wilting from all the pressure at work.
- 3 thou wilt (old use) used to mean “you will,” when talking to one person
NAmE//wɪlt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they wilt
he / she / it wilts
past simple wilted
-ing form wilting