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Definition of "struck" []

  • Past tense and a past participle of strike. (verb)
  • Affected or shut down by a labor strike. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "struck" in a sentence
  • "I perceived the Thing would come up with me long before I reached the enclosure, and, desperate and sobbing for my breath, I wheeled round upon it and struck at it as it came up to me, —struck with all my strength."
  • ""The Indians have struck on the frontier," -- "A rattle-snake _struck_ at me.""
  • "The label struck pay dirt when a secretary, Jenny Price, encouraged them to sign a teenage singer-songwriter from Southern California named Jewel."