palmed

adjective
\ ˈpämd How to pronounce palmed (audio) , ˈpälmd, ˈpȯmd, ˈpȯlmd How to pronounce palmed (audio) \

Definition of palmed

: having a palm of a specified kind used in combinationleather-palmed gloves

Examples of palmed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This was before the days when sweaty-palmed beat writers spent the final minutes in the press box furiously writing online recaps that publish as soon as the game ends. Eric Branch, SFChronicle.com, "Top 49ers games of past decade: Kaepernick dominates early years," 1 Apr. 2020 The Port of Cincinnati stopped the largest number of the palmed-sized crustaceans with furry claws, CBP said. Jeanne Houck, Cincinnati.com, "Smugglers tried to bring 3,700 invasive mitten crabs through the Port of Cincinnati," 22 Jan. 2020 Just before half time the Romans gained the lead, after Totti's speculative long shot was palmed straight to the feet of a hungry Simone Perrotta, who couldn't miss. SI.com, "Napoli Continues Run Toward Serie A Title vs. Roma," 2 Mar. 2018 For pennies to the pound, sweaty-palmed readers could indulge their paranoia in tales of the weird, the fantastic, the alien and the just plain disturbing. Neely Tucker, The Seattle Times, "‘The Obama Inheritance’ spins conspiracy noir fiction about the 44th president," 10 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of palmed

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Palmed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/palmed. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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