serried

adjective ser·ried \ ˈser-ēd \

Definition of serried

1 :crowded or pressed together :compact
  • the crowd collected in a serried mass
  • —W. S. Maugham
2
[by alteration]
:marked by ridges :serrate
  • the serried contours of the … mountains
  • Amer. Guide Series: Oregon

serriedly

adverb

serriedness

noun

Examples of serried in a Sentence

  1. Flowers came up every spring in their serried ranks.

  2. a sterile subdivision with serried rows of cookie-cutter houses

Recent Examples of serried from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'serried.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of serried

1667


SERRIED Defined for English Language Learners

serried

adjective

Definition of serried for English Language Learners

  • : crowded or pressed together



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up serried? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to speak evil of

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Forms of Government Quiz

  • knupfer-painting-solon-before-croesus
  • A gerontocracy is rule by:
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!