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wedge
British English: /wɛdʒ/
American English: /wɛdʒ/

Translation of wedge in Italian:

noun

  • 2 (Sport) (in golf)
    wedge (masculine)
  • 3 (Clothing)
    also: wedge heel
    (shoe)
    scarpa (feminine) con la zeppa
    before n (shoe)
    con la zeppa

transitive verb

  • 1 (make firm)to wedge something in o into place
    incuneare qualcosa
    to wedge a door open, shut
    tenere una porta aperta, chiusa con un cuneo
    the door is wedged shut (stuck)
  • 2 (jam)to wedge something into
    conficcare o incastrare qualcosa in (gap, hole)
    to be wedged against, between
    essere infilato contro, tra

reflexive verb

  • to wedge oneself
    infilarsi (between tra) (in in)
    to get oneself wedged
    infilarsi

Idioms

to drive a wedge between X and Y

mettere disaccordo tra X e Y

it's (only) the thin end of the wedge

non è che l'inizio

Phrasal verbs

wedge in:

wedge [somebody, something] in, wedge in [somebody, something]

Definition of wedge in:

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