Definition Of wreck


cause the destruction of (a ship) by sinking or breaking up.

he was drowned when his ship was wrecked

the destruction of a ship at sea; a shipwreck.

the survivors of the wreck

Example Of wreck

  • A row of emergency vehicles lined up behind the wreck , and a fire truck sprayed the flames with water.

  • A stream of curious kids - the naive and the not-so-naive - file into the room to gawk, as if they're about to witness a train wreck .

  • a train wreck

  • All that was left of the aircraft was a burned-out wreck , with blackened pieces scattered across the sands.

  • And many potential employees wreck their chances of being taken on by telling wild lies on their CVs, dressing bizarrely or even having nose-rings.

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