ridden

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adjective rid·den \ˈri-dən\

Definition of ridden

  1. 1 :  harassed, oppressed, or obsessed by —usually used in combination guilt-ridden debt-ridden

  2. 2 :  excessively full of or supplied with —usually used in combination slum-ridden

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First Known Use of ridden

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RIDDEN Defined for English Language Learners

ridden

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Definition of ridden for English Language Learners

  • : filled with or containing something unpleasant or unwanted


RIDDEN Defined for Kids

ridden

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adjective rid·den \ˈrid-ən\

Definition of ridden for Students

  1. :  extremely concerned with or burdened by guilt-ridden poverty-ridden



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