inlaid

play
adjective in·laid \ˈin-ˈlād\

Definition of inlaid

  1. 1a :  set into a surface in a decorative design <tables with inlaid marble>b :  decorated with a design or material set into a surface <a table with an inlaid top>

  2. 2 of linoleum :  having a design that goes all the way through to the backing

1598

First Known Use of inlaid

1598


INLAID Defined for English Language Learners

inlaid

play
adjective in·laid \ˈin-ˈlād\

Definition of inlaid for English Language Learners

  • : set into the surface of something in a decorative pattern

  • : decorated with an inlaid design


INLAID Defined for Kids

inlaid

play
adjective in·laid \ˈin-ˈlād\

Definition of inlaid for Students

  1. 1 :  set into a surface in a decorative pattern <an inlaid design>

  2. 2 :  decorated with a design or material set into a surface <an inlaid table>



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up inlaid? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

rude, impolite, or socially unacceptable

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ