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Wordnet 3.0


1. made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood;
- Example: "a wooden box"
- Example: "an ancient cart with wooden wheels"

2. lacking ease or grace;
- Example: "the actor's performance was wooden"
- Example: "a wooden smile"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wooden \Wood"en\, a. 1. Made or consisting of wood; pertaining to, or resembling, wood; as, a wooden box; a wooden leg; a wooden wedding. [1913 Webster] 2. Clumsy; awkward; ungainly; stiff; spiritless. [1913 Webster] When a bold man is out of countenance, he makes a very wooden figure on it. --Collier. [1913 Webster] His singing was, I confess, a little wooden. --G. MacDonald. [1913 Webster] Wooden spoon. (a) (Cambridge University, Eng.) The last junior optime who takes a university degree, -- denoting one who is only fit to stay at home and stir porridge. "We submit that a wooden spoon of our day would not be justified in calling Galileo and Napier blockheads because they never heard of the differential calculus." --Macaulay. (b) In some American colleges, the lowest appointee of the junior year; sometimes, one especially popular in his class, without reference to scholarship. Formerly, it was a custom for classmates to present to this person a wooden spoon with formal ceremonies. Wooden ware, a general name for buckets, bowls, and other articles of domestic use, made of wood. Wooden wedding. See under Wedding. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

wooden adj 1: made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood; "a wooden box"; "an ancient cart with wooden wheels" 2: lacking ease or grace; "the actor's performance was wooden"; "a wooden smile"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

97 Moby Thesaurus words for "wooden": arid, awkward, barren, blah, blank, bloodless, blunt, blunt-witted, buckram, bumbling, cardboard, characterless, clumsy, cold, colorless, dead, deadpan, dim, dim-witted, dismal, dopey, draggy, drearisome, dreary, dry, dryasdust, dull, dull of mind, dull-headed, dull-pated, dull-witted, dusty, effete, elephantine, empty, etiolated, expressionless, fade, fat-witted, fishy, flat, gauche, glassy, gross-headed, halting, ham-handed, heavy, heavy-handed, hebetudinous, ho-hum, hollow, impassive, inane, inept, inexcitable, inexpressive, insipid, jejune, leaden, lifeless, low-spirited, maladroit, muscle-bound, obtuse, pale, pallid, pedestrian, plodding, pointless, poker-faced, poky, ponderous, slow, slow-witted, sluggish, solemn, spiritless, sterile, stiff, stilted, stodgy, stuffy, superficial, tasteless, tedious, thick-brained, thick-headed, thick-pated, thick-witted, thickskulled, unexpressive, unhandy, unhappy, unlively, vacant, vapid, weighty