ˈwiŋd How to pronounce winged (audio)
also (except for sense 1a(2))
ˈwiŋ-əd How to pronounce winged (audio)
: having wings
winged seeds
: having wings of a specified kind
used in combination
: using wings in flight
: soaring with or as if with wings : elevated

Examples of winged in a Sentence

birds and other winged creatures
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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a(1)

Time Traveler
The first known use of winged was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Winged.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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