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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 wood·en /ˈwʊdṇ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wood·en a.
 1. Made or consisting of wood; pertaining to, or resembling, wood; as, a wooden box; a wooden leg; a wooden wedding.
 2. Clumsy; awkward; ungainly; stiff; spiritless.
    When a bold man is out of countenance, he makes a very wooden figure on it.   --Collier.
    His singing was, I confess, a little wooden.   --G. MacDonald.
 Wooden spoon. (a) Cambridge University, Eng. The last junior optime who takes a university degree, -- denoting one who is only fit to stay at home and stir porridge.  “We submit that a wooden spoon of our day would not be justified in calling Galileo and Napier blockheads because they never heard of the differential calculus.” --Macaulay. (b) In some American colleges, the lowest appointee of the junior year; sometimes, one especially popular in his class, without reference to scholarship.  Formerly, it was a custom for classmates to present to this person a wooden spoon with formal ceremonies.
 Wooden ware, a general name for buckets, bowls, and other articles of domestic use, made of wood.
 Wooden wedding. See under Wedding.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing
             wood; "a wooden box"; "an ancient cart with wooden
             wheels"; "wood houses"; "a wood fire"
      2: lacking ease or grace; "the actor's performance was wooden";
         "a wooden smile"