English-German translation for "wry"

"wry" German translation

wry
[rai]adjective | Adjektiv adj

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  • verschroben, verzerrt
    wry rare | seltenselten (perverse) figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
    wry rare | seltenselten (perverse) figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
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wry
[rai]transitive verb | transitives Verb v/t

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  • (um)drehen, (-)wenden
    wry turn, twist
    wry turn, twist
  • verzerren, -drehen, -krümmen
    wry distort
    wry distort
wry
[rai]intransitive verb | intransitives Verb v/i obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobs

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to make (or | oderod drawor | oder od pull) a wry face
ein schiefes Gesicht machenor | oder od ziehen
to make (or | oderod drawor | oder od pull) a wry face
Maria schaut dich mit ironischem, respektvollem Lächeln an.
Mary looks to you with a wry, respectful smile.
Source: Tatoeba
Schon wieder die Liebe! dachte er und runzelte die Stirn.
Again about love! ' he thought with a wry face.
Source: Books
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