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Pronunciation: (rông, rong), [key]
adj.
1. not in accordance with what is morally right or good: a wrong deed.
2. deviating from truth or fact; erroneous: a wrong answer.
3. not correct in action, judgment, opinion, method, etc., as a person; in error: You are wrong to blame him.
4. not proper or usual; not in accordance with requirements or recommended practice: the wrong way to hold a golf club.
5. out of order; awry; amiss: Something is wrong with the machine.
6. not suitable or appropriate: He always says the wrong thing.
7. (of clothing) that should be worn or kept inward or under: You're wearing the sweater wrong side out.

n.
1. that which is wrong, or not in accordance with morality, goodness, or truth; evil: I committed many wrongs.
2. an injustice: The wrongs they suffered aged them.
3. Law.
a. an invasion of another's right, to his damage.
b. a tort.
4. get in wrong, Slang.to cause to come into disfavor: We are forever getting in wrong with the people next door.
5. in the wrong, to blame; in error: He knew he was in the wrong but refused to concede the point.

adv.
1. in a wrong manner; not rightly; awry; amiss: You did it wrong again.
2. go wrong,
a. to go amiss; fail: Everything is going wrong today.
b. to pursue an immoral course; become depraved: Bad friends caused him to go wrong.

v.t.
1. to do wrong to; treat unfairly or unjustly; harm.
2. to impute evil to (someone) unjustly; malign.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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