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Definition of "pated" [pat•ed]

  • Having a pate; -- used only in composition; as, long-pated; shallow-pated, twitterpated. (adjective)

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Use "pated" in a sentence
  • "They took their places on the little bench and the sentinel, somewhat addle-pated from the sun and the sudden responsibility and horror of the moment, made no protest, but stood dumbly on guard."
  • "Those were their cards and they had to play them, willy-nilly, hunchbacked or straight backed, crippled or clean-limbed, addle-pated or clear - headed."
  • "“She surely deserves it all,” Graham murmured, although vaguely hurt in that the addle-pated, alphabet-obsessed, epicurean anarchist of an Irishman who gloried in being a loafer and a pensioner should even mildly be in love with the Little Lady."
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