Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Verb: wreck  rek
  1. Smash or break forcefully
    - bust up [informal], wrack [archaic]
     
  2. Cause to experience shipwreck
    - shipwreck
Noun: wreck  rek
  1. A ship that has been destroyed at sea
     
  2. An accident that destroys a ship at sea
    - shipwreck
     
  3. Something or someone that has suffered ruin or dilapidation
    "the house was a wreck when they bought it"; "thanks to that quack I am a human wreck"
     
  4. [N. Amer] A serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles)
    "they are still investigating the wreck of the TWA plane";
    - crash

Sounds like: reck

Derived forms: wrecks, wrecking, wrecked

Type of: accident, declination, decline, destroy, ruin, ship, subject

Encyclopedia: Wreck