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Definition of "forked" []

  • Containing or characterized by a fork: a forked river. (adjective)
  • Shaped like or similar to a fork: forked lightning; a forked tail. (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 "forked" in a sentence
  • "III. iii.276 (443,9) forked plague] In allusion to a _barbed_ or _forked_ arrow, which, once infixed, cannot be extracted."
  • "Having paid Carey over $15 million for Glitter, the label forked out an additional $28 million to void the remaining contract."
  • "This is what I call a forked reading because you can see that the possible futures "- I tapped the Three of Swords and the Nine of Pentacles -" are wildly split."