wringer: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ring'ur), [key]
- a person or thing that wrings.
- an apparatus or machine for squeezing liquid out of anything wet, as two rollers through which an article of wet clothing may be squeezed.
- a painful, difficult, or tiring experience; ordeal (usually prec. by through the): His child's illness really put him through the wringer.
- wringer (Thesaurus)