Meaning of wrecking in English:

wrecking

noun

mass noun
  • 1historical The action of causing the destruction of a ship in order to steal the cargo.

    ‘the locals reverted to the age-old practice of wrecking’
  • 2North American The activity or business of breaking up badly damaged vehicles or demolishing old buildings to obtain usable spares or scrap.

    ‘his main business was wrecking and removal’

Pronunciation

wrecking

/ˈrɛkɪŋ/