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Definition of "corded" [cord•ed]

  • Tied or bound with cords. (adjective)
  • Furnished with or made of cords. (adjective)
  • Ribbed or twilled: a corded bedspread. (adjective)
  • Stacked in cords: corded firewood. (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 "corded" in a sentence
  • "Lancer pulled up short and made a shallow bow to the man, who wore an old but carefully-ironed white shirt with a buttoned collar much too large for him, from which his thin corded neck extended like a sunburnt plant stalk."
  • "Piqué pee-kay • Group of durable fabrics characterized by corded effects either warp-wise or filling-wise, most notably created with a waffle texture similar to that of a honeycomb weave."
  • "A "corded" breast may usually quite easily be cured, and the patient should be made perfectly easy in mind about it."