Definition of "stringed" [stringed]

  • Music Having strings. Often used in combination: a six-stringed lute. (adjective)
  • Music Produced by stringed instruments: stringed chamber music. (adjective)

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Use "stringed" in a sentence
  • "Part of this business will involve implanting RFID tags in stringed instruments — from violins to cellos and from cheap student instruments to million-dollar antiques that are still being played."
  • "Negrito's own brain, but they have probably borrowed the idea of stringed violins and guitars from the Christianized natives."
  • "There are exceptions to this, of course among them several "stringed" sculptures, which are exercises in material and formal tension achieved by tautly stringing cords across the forms."