: having a bill especially of a specified kind
usually used in combination
spoon-billed

Examples of billed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cowboy Carter boasts a diverse lineup of billed guest artists, including Tanner Adell, Beyoncé’s daughter Rumi Carter, Miley Cyrus, Willie Jones, Tiera Kennedy, Linda Martell, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Post Malone, Reyna Roberts, Shaboozey and Brittney Spencer. Jim Asker, Billboard, 8 Apr. 2024 Further, Coronel claims the sixth Regional Mexican Airplay No. 1 of 2023 by a soloist with no billed collaborators. Pamela Bustios, Billboard, 29 Nov. 2023 As a billed artist, DJ Luian has tallied 11 career entries on Hot Latin Songs, 10 which are collabs with Mambo Kingz. Xander Zellner, Billboard, 16 May 2023 Last summer, the McCown's longspur, named after Confederate general John P. McCown, became the thick-billed longspur, a label based solely on its characteristics. The Washington Post, Arkansas Online, 31 Oct. 2021 Last year, supporters of bird name changes saw one victory when the American Ornithological Society renamed McCown's longspur -- after Confederate Gen. John Porter McCown -- as the thick-billed longspur. Leah Asmelash, CNN, 9 June 2021 Skull caps are typically made to be worn under another kind of headgear like a safety helmet but can be great for wearing under a billed hunting cap in order to keep your head warm and also shield your eyes from the sun. The Editors, Field & Stream, 20 Nov. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of billed was in the 14th century

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“Billed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/billed. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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