Now Franken is poised to become that rare politician whose very existence is a wedge issue to be exploited.
The wedge sneakers which promise to “make you two inches taller!”
She adores feeding the horses an apple, or even a wedge of cheese.
Politicians used 9/11 and the new wars that resulted as a wedge issue to win elections and discredit opponents.
In recent years there have been many issues driving a wedge between Riyadh and Washington.
The corps was formed in the rear of the picket line; the Third brigade, Second division, being the point of the wedge.
He's a good enough fellow—but he'll drive a wedge into our life.
If mould or decay attacks the cuttings, wedge up the glass a little to give them air.
The wind from the east had driven the snow into the mouth of it like a wedge.
The syndicate that bought the "wedge of Gold" put some of the stock on the market.
Old English wecg "a wedge," from Proto-Germanic *wagjaz (cf. Old Norse veggr, Middle Dutch wegge, Dutch wig, Old High German weggi "wedge," German Weck "wedge-shaped bread roll"), of unknown origin. Wedge issue is attested from 1999.
mid-15c., from wedge (n.). Related: Wedged; wedging.