wrecksome
Adjective

wrecksome

  1. Marked by a wreck or wreckage; resembling something that has been wrecked; banged up
    • 1882, W. Marshall, Strange Chapman: A North of England Story:
      [...] good regular teeth betwixt it and the finely-formed Grecian nose — all indicated the wreck of good looks and the wrecksome story which they sometimes entail.
    • 1896, Robert Pitcher Woodward, Trains that Met in the Blizzard:
      [...] unfortunate man, was unable to catch the drift of the lecture — he lay half unconscious at the foot of the ruined stairs. Mad man! reckless, wrecksome wreck!
    • 2014, Nicole Lea Helget, Stillwater:
      “It doesn't surprise me one bit that I had to reinjure my wrecksome toes in a last act of kindness toward ye,” he said.



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