Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: wrist
IPA transcription: [ɹ'ɪst]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: wrist, carpus, wrist_joint, radiocarpal_joint, articulatio_radiocarpea
    Meaning: a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones
Usage examples
  • He laid his hand on her wrist.
  • He took Don Diego's wrist between thumb and second finger.
  • "Oh, well, but I fancy her wrist will never be straight again."
  • "Firm and regular," he announced at last, and dropped the wrist.
  • Frithiof had no weapons, but with a turn of his wrist he threw his opponent.
  • Joseph seized him by the wrist, saw something glitter in his other hand, and turned sick.
  • "No, no, Senor, a little turn of the wrist, so slight you would not see, would cause death.
  • He would kiss Marie's hand, and press Marie's wrist, and hold dialogues by the eye with Marie.
  • He felt his wrist caught in an iron grip, felt the blood gush where his temple was cut by the last missile.
  • "It seems it can--for it is," said Alison, consulting her wrist watch and finding it correspond with the bell.