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Definition of "wired" []

  • Equipped with a system of wires, as for electric, telephone, cable television, or computer network connections. (adjective)
  • Slang Equipped with hidden electronic eavesdropping devices: a wired hotel room. (adjective)
  • Reinforced or supported by wires. (adjective)
  • Tied or bound up with wire: wired bundles of newspaper. (adjective)
  • Slang Having numerous influential connections, as with high-ranking members of an organization. (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 "wired" in a sentence
  • "I didn't sleep well at all; maybe I was still wired from the banquet."
  • "As we see in wired internet today, one of those next horizons is non-neutral access for third party applications."
  • "Living in wired Newfoundland has turned George into an Ignatieff-like cosmopolitan snob."