Pronunciation: (rông, rong),[key] —adj. 1. not in accordance with what is morally right or good: a wrong deed. 2. deviating from truth or fact; erroneous: a wrong answer. 3. not correct in action, judgment, opinion, method, etc., as a person; in error: You are wrong to blame him. 4. not proper or usual; not in accordance with requirements or recommended practice: the wrong way to hold a golf club. 5. out of order; awry; amiss: Something is wrong with the machine. 6. not suitable or appropriate: He always says the wrong thing. 7. (of clothing) that should be worn or kept inward or under: You're wearing the sweater wrong side out.
—n. 1. that which is wrong, or not in accordance with morality, goodness, or truth; evil: I committed many wrongs. 2. an injustice: The wrongs they suffered aged them. 3. Law. a. an invasion of another's right, to his damage.
b. a tort.
4. get in wrong,Slang.to cause to come into disfavor: We are forever getting in wrong with the people next door. 5. in the wrong, to blame; in error: He knew he was in the wrong but refused to concede the point.
—adv. 1. in a wrong manner; not rightly; awry; amiss: You did it wrong again. 2. go wrong, a. to go amiss; fail: Everything is going wrong today. b. to pursue an immoral course; become depraved: Bad friends caused him to go wrong.
—v.t. 1. to do wrong to; treat unfairly or unjustly; harm.
2. to impute evil to (someone) unjustly; malign.