Definition of charged
1 : possessing or showing strong emotion <attacked the author in a highly charged review>
2 : capable of arousing strong emotion <a politically charged subject>; also : exciting <a highly charged palette of bold colors>
Examples of charged in a sentence
The singer gave an emotionally charged interview.
<an abstract expressionist who uses a palette of charged colors to great effect>
First Known Use of charged
CHARGED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of charged for English Language Learners
: having an amount of electricity
: showing or causing strong feelings
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