\ ˈwāvd How to pronounce waved (audio) \

Definition of waved

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

Examples of waved in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There would’ve been lots of waved handkerchiefs, initially to dry tears and then to pierce the air with joy for his life. Chris Granger, National Geographic, "What New Orleans lost when a beloved community member fell to COVID-19," 13 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of waved

1599, in the meaning defined above

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“Waved.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waved. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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