- 1[uncountable] behavior that is not honest or morally acceptable Children must be taught the difference between right and wrong. Her son can do no wrong in her eyes.
- 2[countable] (formal) an act that is not legal, honest, or morally acceptable It is time to forgive past wrongs if progress is to be made. opposite right Idioms
responsible for an accident, a mistake, an argument, etc. The cab driver was clearly in the wrong. It took a lot of courage to admit that she was in the wrong.
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to do something to correct an unfair situation or something bad that you have done
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used to say that if someone does something bad to you, the situation will not be improved by doing something bad to them
two wrongs don't make a right (saying)jump to other results