verb (used with object), wedged, wedg·ing.
verb (used without object), wedged, wedg·ing.
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Origin of wedge
regional variation note for wedge
OTHER WORDS FROM wedgewedgelike, adjectiveun·wedge, verb (used with object), un·wedged, un·wedg·ing.
Words nearby wedge
Example sentences from the Web for wedge
They think they’re going to win eventually, and they just need to slowly drive a wedge in there.TheDonald’s owner speaks out on why he finally pulled plug on hate-filled site|Craig Timberg, Drew Harwell|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
Rather, deep rock pushing toward Earth’s surface may be driving a wedge between the plates that helps separate them, researchers report online January 27 in Nature.An upwelling of rock beneath the Atlantic may drive continents apart|Maria Temming|February 4, 2021|Science News
Like the wedge of cheese it is, Firefly Lane goes down easy with a glass of wine.Netflix's Undeniably Cheesy Gal-Pal Drama Firefly Lane Pairs Well With a Glass of Wine|Judy Berman|February 3, 2021|Time
Anti-snore pillows often come in the shape of a wedge, but you can also find smaller pillows to use as a level or an insert along with your current pillow.
Almost anyone with an agenda and some know-how can shove a wedge of doubt between citizens and consequential facts, whether they be election results, climate science or ways to avoid life-threatening illness.
The execution of two police officers in cold blood has shocked the city and driven a deeper wedge between the cops and the mayor.
A decade ago, gays were a wedge issue used by Republicans to energize the base.It Gets Better—but Mostly if You Live in a Rich, Democratic Country|Jay Michaelson|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In recent years there have been many issues driving a wedge between Riyadh and Washington.
Bevin, along with state and national Democrats, delight in trying to drive a wedge between McConnell and Paul.
Police squadrons had to form a “flying wedge” to break through the crowd to rescue blacks besieged in the park.
The individual prisms are usually slender, with one beveled, wedge-like end, but are sometimes needle-like.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
I dont think much of this jam pie, complained Chet, holding up a wedge that he had taken from his sisters basket.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
It should be fixed in the head by means of a thin, barbed iron wedge.
With the wedge Rose pried a floor-board out of its place, and made an opening large enough to let himself through.
The gate was already opening, a wedge of the painted warriors heading through, flame-throwers ready.Star Born|Andre Norton
British Dictionary definitions for wedge
Derived forms of wedgewedgelike, adjectivewedgy, adjective
Word Origin for wedge
Idioms and Phrases with wedge
see thin edge of the wedge.