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wreck

wreck

 
 
pronunciation:
rek
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an action that causes great or total destruction.
His fast driving on the icy road caused a car wreck.
similar words:
accident, collision, crash
definition 2: a thing or a person in very bad condition.
That car was a wreck before Chris fixed it up.I feel like a wreck!
similar words:
mess
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: wrecked, wrecking, wrecks
definition: to ruin or destroy.
Fire wrecked that building.
synonyms:
destroy, ruin
similar words:
break, spoil