spired

adjective \ ˈspī(-ə)rd \
Updated on: 27 Feb 2018

Definition of spired

1 : having a spire
  • a spired church
2 : tapering usually to a sharp point
  • spired cedars

Examples of spired in a Sentence

  1. the spired mountain peaks known as the Teton Range

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First Known Use of spired

1610

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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spired Synonyms

Synonyms

peaked, pointed, pointy, sharp, tipped;

Antonyms

blunt;

Near Antonyms

dull, rounded;



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