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Definition of "wreath" []

  • A ring or circlet of flowers, boughs, or leaves worn on the head, placed on a memorial, or hung as a decoration. (noun)
  • A representation of this ring or circlet, as in woodwork. (noun)
  • A curling or circular form: a wreath of smoke. (noun)

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 "wreath" in a sentence
  • "Above the wreath is the inscription UNITED STATES OF AMERICA."
  • "In conclusion a Christmas wreath is one of the easiest ways to bring the spirit into your home."
  • "The great thing about a Christmas wreath is that you can place it inside or outside, and you can also choose to hang them on a door, a window, or even a wall."