Pronunciation: (rī), [key]
—adj., wri•er, wri•est.
1. produced by a distortion or lopsidedness of the facial features: a wry grin.
2. abnormally bent or turned to one side; twisted; crooked: a wry mouth.
3. devious in course or purpose; misdirected.
4. contrary; perverse.
5. distorted or perverted, as in meaning.
6. bitterly or disdainfully ironic or amusing: a wry remark.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.