Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: wick
IPA transcription: [w'ɪk]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: wick, taper
    Meaning: a loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame
  • Synonyms: wick
    Meaning: any piece of cord that conveys liquid by capillary action; "the physician put a wick in the wound to drain it"
Usage examples
  • "Make yourself easy, there is no danger of that, for I heard Tilney hallooing to a man who was just passing by on horseback, that they were going as far as Wick Rocks."