barred

adjective \ ˈbärd \
|Updated on: 22 Jul 2018

Definition of barred

: marked by or divided off by bars; especially : having alternate bands of different color
  • a barred feather

Examples of barred in a Sentence

  1. He looked out the barred windows of the jail.

  2. a bird with a barred tail

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First Known Use of barred

14th century

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BARRED Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of barred for English Language Learners

  • : covered by a bar or a set of bars

  • : having bands or stripes of different color



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