wired

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adjective \ ˈwī(-ə)rd \

Definition of wired

1 :reinforced by wire (as for strength)
2 a :furnished with wires (as for electric connections)
b :connected to a telecommunications network and especially to the Internet
c :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

  1. No more caffeine for me, I'm pretty wired.

  2. a group of wired teenagers

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First Known Use of wired

15th century


WIRED Defined for English Language Learners

wired

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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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