1. wrist

noun. ['ˈrɪst'] a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones.


  • gliding joint
  • wrist joint
  • carpus
  • wrist bone
  • articulatio plana
  • carpal
  • carpal tunnel
  • radiocarpal joint
  • carpal bone
  • arm

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Rhymes with Wrist

  • preexist
  • reminisced
  • coexist
  • subsist
  • dismissed
  • consist
  • baptiste
  • resist
  • persist
  • insist
  • exist
  • enlist
  • desist
  • delist
  • twist
  • tryst
  • quist
  • krist
  • grist
  • ghrist
  • frist
  • crist
  • chryst
  • assist
  • wist
  • vist
  • schist
  • pissed
  • nist
  • mist

How do you pronounce wrist?

Pronounce wrist as rɪst.

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Sentences with wrist

1. Noun, singular or mass
Check the length of the bracelet to ensure it fits around your wrist.

2. Adjective
You can also add sport-specific small muscle work, such as heel raises, wrist curls and triceps press-downs.

Quotes about wrist

1. But when it came right down to it, the skin of my wrist looked so white and defensless that I couldn't do it. It was as if what I wanted to kill wasn't in that skin or the thin blue pulse that jumped under my thumb, but somewhere else, deeper, more secret, and a whole lot harder to get.
- Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

2. But that quickly faded, and he frowned. "You're bleeding,"he said. "What happened?"Claire sighed and held up her wrist to show him the bandage. "Man, you would be so embarrassed if I said it was something else."Michael looked blank. "I'm a girl, Michael, it could have been all natural, you know. Tampons?
- Rachel Caine, Midnight Alley

3. How do you know it'll be pleasurable?"He got on the bed and lay down.Breath a whisper, she came closer and tied one wrist to the headboard. The cat growled but didn't try to make him wrench free."Because just looking at you gives me the most extreme pleasure I've ever felt.""Christ, baby, tie me up before you start talking like that.
- Nalini Singh, Visions of Heat