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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web 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 Shallow drawers and bins are better garage organizer ideas for stashing small items instead of large lidded containers. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 24 Aug. 2022 Stack clear, lidded bins to hold smaller items and preserve contents from the elements. Mary Cornetta, Better Homes & Gardens, 31 Aug. 2022 Then, place it in a small, lidded saucepan over medium-high heat. Washington Post, 21 Mar. 2022 The NutriBullet Blender Combo took everything fans loved from the original NutriBullet—a super-fast smoothie maker with convenient on-the-go lidded cups—and threw in a capable full-size blender that can tackle everyday tasks. Adria Greenhauff, Better Homes & Gardens, 20 Apr. 2022 Transfer to a lidded storage container and freeze until frozen solid, at least 4 hours or up to 1 month. Jessica Battilana, San Francisco Chronicle, 4 Feb. 2022 See More

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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 9 Jun. 2023.

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