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Definition of "winged" []

  • Having wings or winglike appendages. (adjective)
  • Having wings of a specified kind. Often used in combination: broken-winged; large-winged. (adjective)
  • Moving on or as if on wings; flying. (adjective)
  • Soaring as if with wings; elevated or sublime. (adjective)
  • Swift; fleet. (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 "winged" in a sentence
  • "His name winged through her mind as she remembered the wondrous lovemaking they had shared."
  • "It is an unspeakable boon to me to be able to speak in winged words that need no interpretation."
  • "The motive for this adoration was said to be the great service rendered to Egypt by these birds, who were supposed to devour certain winged serpents, and prevent their devastating the country."