adjective, wan·ner, wan·nest.
- dark or gloomy.
- pale in color or hue.
verb (used with or without object), wanned, wan·ning.
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OTHER WORDS FROM wanwanly, adverbwanness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for wan
Dig below the surface, though, and the broth, supposedly made with beef broth and cognac, has been wan eating both times I’ve tried it.
“Expat bankers are definitely into the drugs/hooker scene, and Wan Chai is the very epicenter,” he told The Daily Beast.Hong Kong’s High-Flying British Psycho Killer Suspect|Nico Hines, Tom Sykes|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Laughing at one's own participants is a fine strategy for a show like "I Wanna Marry Harry."
“I wanna go inside every corner / Girl, you really turn me on / I wanna go knock, knock our bodies to the beat”?Not a Liquid Dream: O-Town's Back, Baby. But Where’s Ashley?|Melissa Leon|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What in the name of Obi-Wan would this mean for the series, including the Expanded Universe?‘Star Wars Rebels’ Explores the Jedi’s Lost Years Between the Prequels and the Original Trilogy|Annaliza Savage|August 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you wanna help, tell the CIA to stop trying to kill me.U.S. Prisons Becoming De Facto Home of the Mentally Ill|Abby Haglage|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A vast assemblage of countless thousands of women, and boys, and wan and starving men, gathered in the streets of Paris.
Humanity shut its eyes in view of the hideous apparition of wan and haggard beggary and crime.
The colored woman came running, and with her Grace, who looked at the wan features of the soldier with piteous eyes.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Margaret lay, wan and exhausted, on the sofa—the doctor looked very melancholy and rather stern, and the others were silent.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
Julie acknowledged this flattery by a wan little smile, and following Hester out of the 24 room, went in to see her father.Those Dale Girls|Frank Weston Carruth