wring

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wring /ˈrɪŋ/ verb
wrings; wrung /ˈrʌŋ/ ; wringing /ˈrɪŋɪŋ/
wring
/ˈrɪŋ/
verb
wrings; wrung /ˈrʌŋ/ ; wringing /ˈrɪŋɪŋ/
Learner's definition of WRING
[+ object]
: to twist and squeeze (wet cloth, hair, etc.) to remove water
often + out
sometimes used figuratively
: to get (something) out of someone or something with a lot of effort + out of or from
: to twist and break (an animal's neck) in order to kill the animal

wringing wet

: very wet

wring someone's neck

informal
used to say that you are very angry with someone

wring your hands

: to twist and rub your hands together because you are nervous or upset
see also hand-wringing
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