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.
Example sentences from the Web for wedge
I'm also afraid it will put a wedge between my husband and me, the last thing we need when we are all stuck at home all the time because of covid-19.
Jewishness is being used as a wedge in other underrepresented communities too, often in more formal communication channels.It’s 2020 and anti-Semitism is an electoral tactic again|Tate Ryan-Mosley|November 2, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Divide the fish and the tomatoes among the plates and serve with lemon wedges.Turn cod into a swoon-worthy sheet-pan meal with herby, spicy bread crumbs|Ellie Krieger|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
A wedge of relatively lightly affected countries extends from Finland southwards to the northern Balkans.A Million Deaths From Coronavirus: Seven Experts Consider Key Questions|LGBTQ-Editor|September 30, 2020|No Straight News
Sometimes you just want a wedge that will prop up your books while you read in bed, without having to worry about stubbing a finger or falling asleep near the hard corners and sharp surfaces of a traditional lap desk.
“Oh God, that was so much fun,” Sheehy says, wedging a cookie between two heaping scoops of ice cream—dessert.
They're ready to drop off, and James has been wedging them up till he's tired of it.Joe Wilson and His Mates|Henry Lawson
Hes looking out for a more comfortable berth, where he wont be crowded, sneered Will, wedging himself into a corner.Maybee's Stepping Stones|Archie Fell
A wedging beetle, of form shown in the accompanying illustration, should be always made use of.
The method of wedging is undoubtedly successful, if neatly performed.Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks
Wedging the chisels in between the boards and giving a couple of light blows, he pried the panel loose.Peter Cotterell's Treasure|Rupert Sargent Holland
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.