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wooden

wood·en

wooden

 
pronunciation:
wU dihn
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part of speech: adjective
definition: made of wood.
The wooden staircase creaks.
similar words:
woody
derivations: woodenly (adv.), woodenness (n.)
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The word wooden contains the following part:
-en2 Old English adjective-forming suffix that means made of
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The suffix -en2forms adjectives from monosyllabic native English nouns denoting material or source