lid·​ded | \ ˈli-dəd How to pronounce lidded (audio) \

Definition of lidded

1 : having or covered with a lid a lidded tureen
2 : having lids especially of a specified kind usually used in combination heavy-lidded eyes

Examples of lidded in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Make the rice: To a large, lidded pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat, add the achiote or coconut oil and pork or bacon, if using. Washington Post, 11 Nov. 2021 Some, like tuberose and gardenia, open in the day but grow more potent and explicit after sundown, exuding a heavy-lidded fragrance of sweetness teetering on decay. New York Times, 11 Oct. 2021 Set a shallow Dutch oven or other oven-safe, lidded pan that can hold the vegetables in one layer over medium heat. Washington Post, 9 July 2021 Heat olive oil in a lidded skillet or sauté pan over medium-low heat until the oil shimmers, then stir in the tomatoes and garlic. Casey Barber, CNN, 10 Sep. 2021 Use a small, lidded container for your favorite dipping option. Washington Post, 12 Aug. 2021 Line a 12-inch steamer or colander with cabbage leaves, if using, tearing them to fit, and set it inside a 14-inch wok or large, lidded pot (see NOTE). Washington Post, 22 July 2021 Put coating mix into a large Ziploc bag or large lidded container, add marinated cubes and gently shake to coat. Luann Gibbs, The Enquirer, 17 Apr. 2021 In a large, lidded skillet, at least 12 inches wide, over medium heat, heat 1 tablespoon of oil until shimmering. Washington Post, 23 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of lidded

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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26 Nov 2021

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“Lidded.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of lidded

: having a lid or a particular kind of lid


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