lid·​ded ˈli-dəd How to pronounce lidded (audio)
: having or covered with a lid
a lidded tureen
: 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 Modestly sized lidded bowls were joined by dry-goods canisters, pie keepers, pitchers, and measuring cups. Amanda Mull, The Atlantic, 12 Apr. 2024 Store in a lidded container in the refrigerator for up to 7 days. Charlotte Observer, 19 Sep. 2016 There’s even a dollhouse-sized sink and a lidded toilet that sits too prominently in the room. Anne Roderique-Jones, Travel + Leisure, 16 Jan. 2024 Make the filling: In a large, lidded skillet, heat olive oil or butter. Dana Bowen / Photography By Landon Speers For The Wall Street Journal , WSJ, 13 Dec. 2023 The beaded mirror by Cape Town, South Africa, artist Michael Chandler; a Staffordshire spaniel figurine Gabriella picked up in Palm Beach, FL; and a lidded dish with a toucan top from the Chelsea Flea reflect her wide-ranging style roots. Kathryn O'Shea-Evans, Better Homes & Gardens, 7 Nov. 2023 Food scraps and trimmings left over from preparing meals are saved in a small, lidded tub or bucket that’s kept on the countertop. Joseph Truini, Popular Mechanics, 12 Feb. 2021 Looking down at a keyboard, meanwhile, can make your avatar get a sort of squinty, heavy-lidded look that comes across as sleepy or depressed. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, 28 Oct. 2022 The Northern Brewer Hard Cider Making Kit ($66) includes a large lidded, food-grade bucket that can hold up to 6.5 gallons of fermenting cider. Justin Pot, WSJ, 7 Sep. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

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

Time Traveler
The first known use of lidded was before the 12th century

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“Lidded.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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