forked

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adjective \ˈfȯrkt, ˈfȯr-kəd\

Definition of forked

  1. 1 :  resembling a fork especially in having one end divided into two or more branches or points <forked lightning>

  2. 2 :  shaped like a fork or having a forked part <a forked road>

Examples of forked in a sentence

  1. a bird with a deeply forked tail

  2. the forked tongue of a snake

13th Century

First Known Use of forked

13th century


FORKED Defined for English Language Learners

forked

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adjective \ˈfȯrkt, ˈfȯr-kəd\

Definition of forked for English Language Learners

  • : divided into two parts at one end : shaped like the letter Y


FORKED Defined for Kids

forked

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adjective \ˈfȯrkt, ˈfȯr-kəd\

Definition of forked for Students

  1. :  having one end divided into two or more branches <a forked river>


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