winged

adjective \ ˈwiŋd also (except for sense 1a(2)) ˈwiŋ-əd \
Updated on: 24 Nov 2017

Definition of winged

1 a (1) : having wings
  • winged seeds
(2) : having wings of a specified kind used in combination
  • strong-winged
b : using wings in flight
2 a : soaring with or as if with wings : elevated
b : swift, rapid

Examples of winged in a Sentence

  1. birds and other winged creatures

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First Known Use of winged

14th century


WINGED Defined for English Language Learners

winged

adjective

Definition of winged for English Language Learners

  • : having wings


WINGED Defined for Kids

winged

adjective \ ˈwiŋd , ˈwiŋ-əd \

Definition of winged for Students

: having wings or winglike parts
  • winged insects


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