wring past tense and past participle wrung [transitive]
1 [always + adverb/preposition]
to succeed in getting something from someone, but only after a lot of effort [= squeeze]
wring something from/out of somebody
They are always trying to wring additional funds from the government.
I managed to wring the information out of him.
2 also wring outDHC
to tightly twist a wet cloth or wet clothes in order to remove water
to rub and twist your hands together because you are worried and upset
to shake hands very firmly with someone
to kill a small animal by twisting its neck
used when you are very angry with someone:
I'll wring her neck when I get hold of her!
This jacket's wringing wet!