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  Dictionary Definition of wry

wry
adjective wryer, wryest or wrier, wriest.

1. produced by the distortion of the facial features, usually to indicate dislike, dissatisfaction, or displeasure.
2. ironically or bitterly amusing.
3. abnormally bent or turned to one side; twisted or crooked: a wry nose.
4. devious in course or purpose; misdirected.
5. distorted or perverted, as in meaning.
6. wrong, unsuitable, or ill-natured, as thoughts, words, etc.
[adjective use of verb, ME wrye ( n ); OE wrigian go forward, swerve]
-- wryly, adverb -- wryness, noun