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forked

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adjective \ˈfȯrkt, ˈfȯr-kəd\

Simple Definition of forked

  • : divided into two parts at one end : shaped like the letter Y

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of forked

  1. 1 :  resembling a fork especially in having one end divided into two or more branches or points <forked lightning>

  2. 2 :  shaped like a fork or having a forked part <a forked road>

Examples of forked in a sentence

  1. a bird with a deeply forked tail

  2. the forked tongue of a snake



13th Century

First Known Use of forked

13th century

Rhymes with forked


FORKED Defined for Kids

forked

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adjective \ˈfȯrkt, ˈfȯr-kəd\

Definition of forked for Students

  1. :  having one end divided into two or more branches <a forked river>




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