Definition of forked
1 : resembling a fork especially in having one end divided into two or more branches or points forked lightning
2 : shaped like a fork or having a forked part a forked road
Examples of forked in a Sentence
a bird with a deeply forked tail
the forked tongue of a snake
Recent Examples of forked from the Web
Chasing him is a horned, bipedal monster with a forked devil’s tail.
Use a weeder with a forked end or a trowel to help get the roots out.
In the forked walkways of Tehran’s central bazaar, many shops offer convincing copies of Gucci belts and Cartier handbags.
Wood does so by jabbing at the snake with a forked tree branch, to the snake’s clear displeasure.
Now these developers will have to develop for another screen on a forked version of Android for an Amazon phone.
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First Known Use of forked
FORKED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of forked for English Language Learners
: divided into two parts at one end : shaped like the letter Y
FORKED Defined for Kids
Definition of forked for Students
: having one end divided into two or more branches a forked river
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