You are here

  • noun
    A strip of porous material up which liquid fuel is drawn by capillary action to the flame in a candle, lamp, or lighter.
    Absorb or draw off (liquid) by capillary action. (garments that wick moisture away from the skin)
  • noun
    A town, hamlet, or district. (Hampton Wick)
    A dairy farm.
  • adjective
    Quick, lively, or active. (Martha's approaching her century and as wick as a flea)


We are dedicated to creating and providing free, high-quality English language learning resources.