wedge
1. [ verb ] fix, force, or implant
Synonyms: stick deposit lodge
Examples:

"lodge a bullet in the table"

Related terms: dislodge fasten redeposit stick_out extend
2. [ noun ] (mathematics,geometry) any shape that is triangular in cross section
Synonyms: cuneus wedge_shape
Related terms: triangle
3. [ noun ] (clothing) a heel that is an extension of the sole of the shoe
Synonyms: wedge_heel
Related terms: heel wedgie
4. [ noun ] a diacritical mark (an inverted circumflex) placed above certain letters (such as c) to indicate pronunciation
Synonyms: hacek
Related terms: diacritical_mark
5. [ noun ] something usable as an inclined plane (shaped like a V) that can be pushed between two things to separate them
Related terms: inclined_plane plowshare shim moldboard colter quoin ax_head
6. [ noun ] (food) a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
Synonyms: grinder hero hero_sandwich hoagie hoagy Cuban_sandwich Italian_sandwich poor_boy sub submarine submarine_sandwich torpedo zep bomber
Related terms: sandwich
7. [ verb ] squeeze like a wedge into a tight space
Synonyms: squeeze force
Examples:

"I squeezed myself into the corner"

Related terms: move compress impact
8. [ noun ] (golf,games) an iron with considerable loft and a broad sole
Related terms: iron sand_wedge pitching_wedge golf
9. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 16288
10. [ noun ] a block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object
Synonyms: chock
Related terms: block sprag chock
Similar spelling:   wedgie
  weeds