Words nearby wrecking
Definition for wrecking (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of wreck
OTHER WORDS FROM wreckun·wrecked, adjective
Examples from the Web for wrecking
In a country where stability is still fragile and requires careful tending, Ebola is a wrecking ball.
And what did Cyrus tell her hair-tossing protégée, besides “Return the wrecking ball NOW, lady”?
You come in like a wrecking ball Never hit so hard in love All I wanted was some breakfast, Daaad.
His first shows were in Asbury Park, at a small run down Convention Hall that appeared destined for the wrecking ball.Springsteen, Seeger, and the Joy of Political Music|Howard Wolfson|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tongues were wagging when Miley Cyrus released the R-rated video for her song “Wrecking Ball.”Rob Ford, Kid President, What the Fox Say?, and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|December 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So China has at last been driven to make a desperate stand against the encroachments of the curse which is wrecking her.Drugging a Nation|Samuel Merwin
Thieves took advantage of the wrecking of lighting plants to plunder deserted houses and even to rob survivors of the flood.
The wrecking of a brandy-store or plundering palaces and shops.The Green Book|Mr Jkai
He dragged a wooden case from beneath his cot and smashed at the lid with a wrecking bar.Two Thousand Miles Below|Charles Willard Diffin
There was nothing to do now for the engineer and fireman of No. 999 but to await the arrival of the wrecking crew.Ralph on the Overland Express|Allen Chapman
British Dictionary definitions for wrecking
- the accidental destruction of a ship at sea
- the ship so destroyed