Share this entry
wrath Line breaks: wrath
Pronunciation: /rɒθ/

Definition of wrath in English:


literary or , humorous
Extreme anger: he hid his pipe for fear of incurring his father’s wrath
More example sentences
  • I decided that if it was another telemarketer calling, they were going to get my wrath!
  • Step out of line here and the wrath of the consumer can descend with real force.
  • I'm going to risk her wrath, I say, and at last I think there is a glimmer of a smile.
anger, rage, fury, annoyance, indignation, outrage, pique, spleen, chagrin, vexation, exasperation, dudgeon, high dudgeon, hot temper, bad temper, bad mood, ill humour, irritation, irritability, crossness, displeasure, discontentment, disgruntlement, irascibility, cantankerousness, peevishness, querulousness, crabbiness, testiness, tetchiness, snappishness;
air rage
literary ire, choler


Old English wrǣththu, from wrāth (see wroth).

Words that rhyme with wrath

broth, cloth, froth, Goth, moth, Roth
Definition of wrath in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources