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Definition of Wooden

Wooden
Wooden Wood"en, a. 1. Made or consisting of wood; pertaining to, or resembling, wood; as, a wooden box; a wooden leg; a wooden wedding. 2. Clumsy; awkward; ungainly; stiff; spiritless. When a bold man is out of countenance, he makes a very wooden figure on it. --Collier. His singing was, I confess, a little wooden. --G. MacDonald. Wooden spoon. (a) (Cambridge University, Eng.) The last junior optime who takes a university degree, -- denoting one who is only fit to stay at home and stir porridge. ``We submit that a wooden spoon of our day would not be justified in calling Galileo and Napier blockheads because they never heard of the differential calculus.' --Macaulay. (b) In some American colleges, the lowest appointee of the junior year; sometimes, one especially popular in his class, without reference to scholarship. Formerly, it was a custom for classmates to present to this person a wooden spoon with formal ceremonies. Wooden ware, a general name for buckets, bowls, and other articles of domestic use, made of wood. Wooden wedding. See under Wedding.

Meaning of Wooden from wikipedia

- carbon dating and in some species by dendrochronology to determine when a wooden object was created. People have used wood for thousands of years for many...
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- A wooden spoon is an award that is given to an individual or team that has come last in a competition. Examples range from the academic to sporting and...
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