Help support Wordnik by adopting your favorite word!

Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • As she stroked his wrist-thick member to a Hitlerian salute, Boo's brain returned to its full power and he thought Ah'd shore like me some grits with that.

    Nazisploitation Nanofiction: Entry 12

  • Oh, Galina could touch that wrist-thick white rod, stroke its smooth surface, yet however hard she strained, she could not make her hand close on it.

    Knife of Dreams

  • By the old method Build a fire using about 20 wrist-thick pieces of wood measuring about 14 inches long.

    Celebration Breads

  • As well they might have, since a wrist-thick wooden stake stood out from between her breasts.

    The Path of Daggers

  • Even the wrist-thick hairy stem of poison ivy climbing to open sky along the trunk of a oak was a friend because it was a commonplace of Garric's past.

    Lord of the Isles

  • His foot turned on a wrist-thick root festooned with hairy suckers and he almost fell.

    Lord of the Isles

  • Rhea was a pretty, round-faced woman born not two miles from where the manor now stood, her dark hair in a wrist-thick braid to her waist.

    Lord of Chaos

  • Pevin, both hands clutching the wrist-thick shaft of the Trolloc spear through his chest and the first expression on his face Rand had ever seen.

    The Fires of Heaven

  • The head of the hammer was a roughly cast piece of iron about the size and shape of a pint of beer in a big glass mug, and its shaft was a stocky, wrist-thick piece of ancient oak with leather strapping bound about its handle.

    The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

  • There was a buzz from rows of oil capacitors, and a roar from the spark gap as wrist-thick arcs jumped across it.

    The Greatest Hacker of All Time, by N. Small (Nikola Tesla)

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.