an·​ten·​naed an-ˈte-nəd How to pronounce antennaed (audio)
: having antennas or an antenna
an antennaed insect
… an accumulation of views of an antennaed metal shack Peter Schjeldahl, New Yorker, 18 Oct. 2004
: having antennas of a specified kind
used in combination
long-antennaed beetlesShe focused, sharpening the finder's image of the high square tipsy-antennaed house. Ira Levin, The Stepford Wives, 1972

Word History


antenna + -ed entry 1

First Known Use

1872, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of antennaed was in 1872

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