wrong 'un


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wrong 'un

n
1. a dishonest or unscrupulous person
2. (Cricket) cricket chiefly Austral another term for googly
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wrong 'un - a cricket ball bowled as if to break one way that actually breaks in the opposite way
bowling - (cricket) the act of delivering a cricket ball to the batsman
References in classic literature ?
And yet the French statesmen and soldiers went on as if they knew he wasn't a wronged man but simply a wrong 'un.
Yes," he continued, "this is loot, and the wrong 'un will out.
No one likes to hear that their new man is a wrong 'un.
Gary Speed and Craig Bellamy aren't out here because those Ruskies got away with fielding a wrong 'un, a drugs cheat, in the play-off with Wales.
Moin was bowled off the inside of his left thigh by Sachin Tendulkar's wrong 'un as Pakistan, replying to 675 for five declared, closed on 364 for six, needing another 112 runs to avoid being asked to bat again.
Durham's Paul Collingwood lasted just seven minutes at the crease before edging Murali's wrong 'un to Sanath Jayasuriya.
Durham's Collingwood lasted just seven minutes at the crease before edging Murali's wrong 'un to Jayasuriya who held a one-handed, diving catch low to his left.
The word soon gets round if there is a wrong 'un out there.
He will be talking about his role as writer of a new one-woman musical Wrong 'Un - A Suffragette's Story.
No, if I were to take a guess at this early stage I'd finger, as it were, Steven Mackintosh's shifty journalist Keiron, if only because I can't remember the last time I saw him in anything where he didn't play a wrong 'un.
Kevin, who caused so much grief, got nowhere: "You're a wrong 'un and I'm a wrong 'un," he told Rache (an odd chat-up line).