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Definition of "flighted" [flight•ed]

  • Capable of flight. (adjective)
  • Having a specified number or kind of flights (of stairs, a screw thread, etc.). (adjective)

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Use "flighted" in a sentence
  • "Home players had shrunk in Andy Carroll's physical presence, which was cause for considerable concern as Kenwyne Jones and Stoke's assortment of man-mountains rolled into the East End. The former Sunderland striker represented the clearest threat tonight, all brawn and brute force whenever able to attack a cross flighted from the flanks."
  • "None of the deliveries were flighted, which is a bit of a surprise as Gul will surely be unable to resist a swipe if it goes above his eyeline. 37th over: Pakistan 80-8 Shafiq 40, Gul 0"
  • "The batsman has to be very wary of such deliveries as they are often "flighted" or spun so that the ball will not behave quite as he expects and he could be "trapped" into getting himself out."
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