- Archaic except in some senses. a simple past tense and past participle of work.
- elaborated; embellished.
- not rough or crude.
- produced or shaped by beating with a hammer, as iron or silver articles.
Origin of wrought
Synonyms for wrought
Examples from the Web for self-wrought
Historical Examples of self-wrought
With what enthusiasm was I often carried away by these self-wrought fancies!Sir Jasper Carew
Charles James Lever
In Germany there is a self which is self-wrought and self-owned.German philosophy and politics
These men, he holds, will inevitably develop a common character based on a self-wrought scientific education and view of life.The World of H.G. Wells
Van Wyck Brooks
Public vengeance was not satisfied with the self-wrought retribution on Stukely.Sir Walter Ralegh
- archaic a past tense and past participle of work
- metallurgy shaped by hammering or beating
- (often in combination) formed, fashioned, or worked as specifiedwell-wrought
- decorated or made with delicate care
Word Origin for wrought
Word Origin and History for self-wrought
mid-13c., from past participle of Middle English werken (see work).