Definition of wrecked in English:

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Pronunciation: /rekt/


1Having been wrecked: an old wrecked barge lay upside down a wrecked marriage
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  • In front of the police station near my hotel I counted 34 wrecked cars at the side of the road and from the abundant rust it was clear some had been there for at least half a dozen years.
  • You'd think parts from wrecked Australian cars would be the cheapest option for smash repairs.
  • Peter and Sarah tried to follow him, but found only his wrecked car.
2 informal Under the influence of or suffering the effects of drugs or alcohol: they got wrecked on tequila
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  • I don't drink often, because I end up totally wrecked, with a horrible hangover the next day.
  • We are looking for someone who can share a good conversation, not somebody who is just going to get wrecked.
  • We need to change this way of thinking and bring back the idea that a pleasant night at the pub can be a time for a few drinks and a chat, not a reason to get totally wrecked.

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Syllabification: wrecked

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