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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a disdainful grimace;
[syn: pout, moue, wry face]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wry \Wry\, a. [Compar. Wrier; superl. Wriest.] [Akin to OE. wrien to twist, to bend, AS. wrigian to tend towards, to drive.] [1913 Webster] 1. Turned to one side; twisted; distorted; as, a wry mouth. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, deviating from the right direction; misdirected; out of place; as, wry words. [1913 Webster] Not according to the wry rigor of our neighbors, who never take up an old idea without some extravagance in its application. --Landor. [1913 Webster] 3. Wrested; perverted. [1913 Webster] He . . . puts a wry sense upon Protestant writers. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster] Wry face, a distortion of the countenance indicating impatience, disgust, or discomfort; a grimace. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

wry face n 1: a disdainful grimace [syn: pout, moue, wry face]