wharf

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciationshwɔːrf/, /ˈwɔːrf/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/hwɔrf, wɔrf/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hwôrf, wôrf )


Inflections of 'wharf' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
wharves
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
wharfs
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
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wharf

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [busy, declining, modern] wharf
  2. meet down by the wharf
  3. [loaded, unloaded, docked] at the wharf
  4. ships alongside the wharves
  5. [load, unload] cargo at the wharf
  6. the wharf has been [transformed, converted, turned] into
  7. [housing, businesses, stores, restaurants] around the wharf
n as adj
  1. wharf [shopping, restaurants, gyms]
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