fea·​tured | \ ˈfē-chərd How to pronounce featured (audio) \

Definition of featured

1 : having facial features of a particular kind used in combinationa heavy-featured lout
2 : displayed, advertised, or presented as a special attraction

Examples of featured in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Local poets from Greater Houston share original works of poetry, B. Shatter will be the featured performer. Houston Chronicle, "The Go List: Pat Green, Holiday Brews on the Bend," 27 Nov. 2019 As told by Henry Ruggs III, Alabama receivers sometimes play rock, paper, scissors to see who will run the featured route on a potential big play. Michael Casagrande | Mcasagrande@al.com, al, "More insight on Alabama WR’s rock, paper, scissor games," 25 Sep. 2019 On Sunday morning he was warmly welcomed by congregants of the 16th St Baptist Church in Birmingham as the featured speaker at the 56th commemoration of the 1963 church bombing. Caitlin Conant, CBS News, "2020 Sunday Trail Markers: Dems call for Kavanaugh's impeachment," 15 Sep. 2019 In 2017, Vice President Mike Pence had the primetime slot while Trump was the featured guest for 2018. cleveland.com, "Kellyanne Conway will headline Ohio GOP annual dinner in September," 28 Aug. 2019 As the featured artist for the 2019 Orange County Fair, Martinez is bringing the fruits of his labor to Costa Mesa — life-size images of farm workers, drawn on produce boxes. Daily Pilot, "Farm workers come to life through O.C. Fair’s featured artist," 15 July 2019 The menu, by Hyatt’s James Angoli, included the featured beer for every course as an ingredient — a clever trick that didn’t always pay off. Paul Hodgins, latimes.com, "Adult Beverages: Beer makes inroads into wine’s world, with mixed results," 6 June 2019 The featured speaker will be Ida Franklin of Venus Construction. Houston Chronicle, "Katy calendar of events for the week beginning Nov. 13," 11 Nov. 2019 Jockey Abel Cedillo, who was riding Mongolian Groom during the featured $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, pulled up the horse on the final stretch. Josh Peter, USA TODAY, "Mongolian Groom euthanized after Breeders' Cup Classic injury; 37th horse to die at Santa Anita since December," 3 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of featured

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Featured.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/featured. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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