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 book delves into more of the characters in the true story, including several agents not mentioned in the Wired articles.
Skype, which Microsoft scooped up for $8.5 billion in 2011, was a pioneer in voice and video calls made over the internet, instead of wired telephone connections or cellular networks.
Wired has proved to me with amazing force and talent that the contrary is true.
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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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