Definition of wreckage in English:


Line breaks: wreck|age
Pronunciation: /ˈrɛkɪdʒ


[mass noun]
The remains of something that has been badly damaged or destroyed: firemen had to cut him free from the wreckage of the car
More example sentences
  • Some vessels were so badly damaged that their wreckage became hard to identify.
  • What appeared to be wreckage from the car was stuck in a water fountain and in trees.
  • Six people remained trapped in the wreckage after the crash and it took almost five hours to free them all.
wreck, debris, detritus, remainder; hulk, shell, skeleton, hull, frame; ruins, remains, remnants, relics, fragments, pieces

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