Definition of wryness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈraɪnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈraɪnəs//
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  1. 1the quality of being both amused and disappointed or annoyed She couldn't help but smile at the wryness in his voice.
  2. 2the quality of being amusing in a way that shows irony the poems' wryness and wit