: having a wavelike form or outline: such as
: having wavy lines of color : watered
waved cloth
: marked by undulations : curving
the waved cutting edge of a bread knife

Examples of waved in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The waved albatross travel hundreds of miles to nest on the Galapagos island of Espanola. Rhonda Abrams, USA TODAY, 3 Aug. 2023 For example, the waved albatross, also called the Galápagos albatross, is not a full-time resident. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 14 June 2023 Many incidents are simply covered with waved yellow flags from the marshals, warning approaching drivers that a car is off track ahead. Caleb Miller, Car and Driver, 12 June 2023 At Piedmont Park Saturday afternoon, attendees repeated calls for local and federal gun legislation, and waved signs signaling their support. Willoughby Mariano, ajc, 13 May 2023 Thursday’s news conference, held outside the Fulton County Jail as supporters rallied around Crump and waved signs calling for the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office to face punishment, follows a wider fallout from news of the conditions reported at the jail. Daniel Wu, Washington Post, 21 Apr. 2023 Some fans waiting to get in waved national flags. Mike Corder, Star Tribune, 18 May 2021 Ford is implementing a waved invitation approach to efficiently convert reservations to orders. Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press, 10 Dec. 2021 The original Spanish red roof tiles were stripped and replaced by tiles in different shades of red, stacked to give a waved effect. Nancy Keates, WSJ, 24 June 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1599, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of waved was in 1599

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“Waved.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waved. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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