featured

adjective
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 Castro didn’t make the cut for next Wednesday’s debate, while Buttigieg will be a featured attraction. Gilbert Garcia, ExpressNews.com, "Castro can’t hide his disdain for Buttigieg," 15 Nov. 2019 Climatologist Mark Seeley will be the featured speaker at the next Conversations of the Valley, a public-affairs luncheon series sponsored by the St. Croix Valley Foundation and First State Bank and Trust. Mary Divine, Twin Cities, "Climate change is subject of next St. Croix Valley ‘Conversation’," 31 Oct. 2019 Aside from the People’s Choice award, there’ll be one for whichever restaurant has the most sales for its featured burger. al, "Hungry? First-ever Mobtown Burger Week opens Saturday," 1 Oct. 2019 Between the opening seams and pleats cascades an explosion of color; high fluidity paintings created in collaboration with Michelle Morin are my featured print. Sara Radin, Teen Vogue, "Recent SCAD Grads and Fashion Designers Brandon Skipper, Linden Grace Colby, Haley Emerson, and Darren Apolonio Discuss The Current State of Fashion," 3 July 2019 Back Pew Brewing and Devils River Whiskey will be at the event with some of their featured adult beverages. Kaila Contreras, Houston Chronicle, "Here are some events people in the Lake Houston area can look forward to on July 4th," 30 June 2019 For the most part, Smailagic will spend the year in a featured role with Santa Cruz. Connor Letourneau, SFChronicle.com, "Warriors pleased with Alen Smailagic’s progress in G League," 18 Dec. 2019 Todd Gurley was a featured part of the Rams’ offense early and finished with 51 yards on 15 carries, but the run game vanished during most of the second half. Tim Booth, orlandosentinel.com, "Russell Wilson throws 4 TD passes as Seahawks hold off Rams 30-29," 4 Oct. 2019 Todd Gurley was a featured part of the Rams' offense early and finished with 51 yards on 15 carries, but the run game vanished during most of the second half. Tim Booth, baltimoresun.com, "Russell Wilson throws 4 TD passes, Seahawks hold off Rams, 30-29," 4 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of featured

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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14 Jan 2020

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“Featured.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/featured?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=f&file=featur04. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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