knotted

adjective
knot·​ted | \ ˈnä-təd How to pronounce knotted (audio) \

Definition of knotted

1 : tied in or with a knot
2 : full of knots : gnarled
3 : knotty
4 : ornamented with knots or knobs

Examples of knotted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The teams remain knotted atop the Middlesex Liberty standings. Michael Mcmahon, BostonGlobe.com, "Angelina DiGirolamo helps Woburn girls’ hockey salvage a tie vs. Arlington," 5 Feb. 2020 Emma Roberts added a knotted red one to contrast her monochromatic look, while Kaia Gerber went full-on ’90s with a bandana and cropped cardi. Talia Abbas, Glamour, "The Celeb-Approved Guide to Wearing a Headband Without Looking Like a Child," 17 Jan. 2020 Behind the building stood knotted trees that stayed bare no matter the season. Rion Amilcar Scott, The New Yorker, "Shape-ups at Delilah’s," 30 Sep. 2019 Roughly half are figure-like forms made from hemp ropes worked in a knotted macramé technique of finger-aching ingenuity and titled with generic names of pre-Hindu nature spirits and fertility deities. Julianne Mcshane, New York Times, "Labor Day Art Guide: Summer Shows to See Before They Close," 29 Aug. 2019 According to People, Meghan accessorized her outfit with a fascinator by Philip Treacy, a pair of black pumps adorned with bows by Aquazzura, and a knotted belt and a clutch by Kayu Design. Stacey Leasca, Glamour, "Meghan Markle Wore a Gorgeous Club Monaco Dress on Her Birthday—and It's Still in Stock," 4 Aug. 2018 Attach the parachute to your figure by winding the knotted end of the suspension lines around the middle of your figure and securing it with a knot or tape. Science Buddies, Scientific American, "Parachutes with Holes," 14 June 2018 The swimsuit top featured a knotted front design while the bottoms were designed with a high-waisted fit. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Kourtney Kardashian Found Summer's Most Affordable Bikini," 11 June 2018 With less than a minute remaining, Cianciotto stepped up again with the equalizer and the knotted outcome was enough to send the Challengers into the post-season competition. Alex Kushel, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Christa McAuliffe girls rise to the challenges in middle school soccer playoffs," 12 May 2018

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First Known Use of knotted

12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Knotted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/knotted. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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knotted

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English Language Learners Definition of knotted

: having a knot or knots

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