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Definition of "wedged" []

  • Having the shape of a wedge; thick at one end and tapered at the other. (adjective)
  • Stuck; jammed: couldn't remove the wedged quarter from the vending machine. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "wedged" in a sentence
  • "The phrase wedged itself into the space between her breaths."
  • "Patrick turned back toward the trap and once again wedged an edge of the spring against the ground."
  • "They're the ones who have the "presumptuous" label wedged into their tiny little brains, and they're the ones who will be flacking that until Nov. 4."