[ woj ]
/ wɒdʒ /
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noun British Informal.
a lump, chunk, or wad.
an object having a lumpy, bulgy shape.
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Origin of wodge
First recorded in 1905–10; perhaps alteration of wedge
OTHER WORDS FROM wodgewodgy, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for wodge
/ (wɒdʒ) /
British informal a thick lump or chunk cut or broken off something
Word Origin for wodge
C20: alteration of wedge
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