1
of a coin : altered by the insertion of a plug of base metal
2
: closed by or as if by a plug : obstructed

Examples of plugged in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As early voting begins in San Antonio's municipal election, everyone who's the least bit plugged in knows Mayor Ron Nirenberg is seeking re-election to a fourth and final term. Marc Duvoisin, San Antonio Express-News, 25 Apr. 2023 No one was seated in the immediate two seats — 26 A and B — nearest the plugged door, Homendy said. Danny Lee, Fortune, 7 Jan. 2024 Advertisement Best sketch of the night: The ‘American Girl’ movie trailer nobody asked for Someone on the writing staff is very plugged into the American Girl universe, as evidenced by a previous sketch this season about a cafe themed to the popular dolls. Omar L. Gallaga, Los Angeles Times, 16 Apr. 2023 When Salas couldn’t convert a 20-foot uphill birdie putt on the 18th and Castren recovered from a plugged approach shot in the bunker to pour her par putt into the heart of the cup, Europe had its fourth Solheim Cup win in its last six meetings with the Americans. BostonGlobe.com, 6 Sep. 2021 Want to stay plugged in? Dallas News, 20 Apr. 2022 When Salas couldn’t convert a 20-foot uphill birdie putt on the 18th and Castren recovered from a plugged approach shot in the bunker to salvage par with a putt that will live on in Solheim Cup lore, Europe had found a way to turn the U.S. away once again. Will Graves, chicagotribune.com, 7 Sep. 2021 Had a couple of plugged lies in the bunker. Jim Krajewski, The Arizona Republic, 13 July 2021 On Thursday, Stogner posted a TikTok video of her and Warford discovering gurgling oil and gas coming from a plugged well on the ranch. Dallas News, 26 Sep. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1694, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of plugged was in 1694

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“Plugged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plugged. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

plugged

adjective
: blocked, closed, or obstructed by or as if by a plug
a plugged lymph vessel

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