Definition of wired
1 : reinforced by wire (as for strength)
2a : furnished with wires (as for electric connections)b : connected to a telecommunications network and especially to the Internetc : characterized by a connection to the Internet the wired world
3 : bound with wire a wired container
4 : having a wirework netting or fence
5 : feverishly excited
Examples of wired in a Sentence
No more caffeine for me, I'm pretty wired.
a group of wired teenagers
Recent Examples of wired from the Web
The household analysis found a slightly better, but still troubling, situation, with nearly half of the 118 million US households lacking any wired Internet choice at the FCC's broadband standard of 25Mbps.
To prevent people from trying to do so, Instagram will continue to display blocked comments on the phones of the people who wrote them, Wired reports.
The underlying technology powering these two filters comes from Facebook’s (fb, -1.36%) artificial intelligence system used to trim offensive posts and spam, according to a Wired report.
Wired reports at least 100 cases have been reported in the eastern tip of New York’s Long Island.
From Wired’s Andy Greenberg: How An Entire Nation Became Russia's Test Lab for Cyberwar •
The best articulation of the strength of Mueller’s team comes from Wired’s overview.
Instagram has launched a tool so influencers can more clearly display when they have been paid to promote a product, Wired reports.
Box turtles are hard-wired to range a specific home territory.
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Definition of wired for English Language Learners
: very excited or full of nervous energy
: connected to the Internet
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