wood·​ed ˈwu̇-dəd How to pronounce wooded (audio)
: covered with growing trees

Examples of wooded in a Sentence

These sorts of birds live in more wooded areas.
Recent Examples on the Web However, Shoaf gave information that led authorities to Neese's remains, which were found in a wooded area over the Pennsylvania state line, about 20 miles from Star City, West Virginia. Kieran McGirl, ABC News, 12 Apr. 2024 Prosecutors said Geyser and Weier lured Leutner to a wooded area in Waukesha after a sleepover in May 2014. Stepheny Price, Fox News, 12 Apr. 2024 Nearly a week later, deputies found his body near an unoccupied vehicle in a wooded area outside Kansas City. Malia Mendez, Los Angeles Times, 11 Apr. 2024 The girl would later be found dead in a wooded area of Washington Road, but Grunke continued to run and forced his way into the lower level of a home on Ramsey Road where a woman and her two children were inside, the sheriff's office said. David Clarey, Journal Sentinel, 11 Apr. 2024 Police allege the suspect then fled on foot into a wooded area. Kendrick Calfee, Kansas City Star, 10 Apr. 2024 Rufous hummingbirds are highly migratory and pass through Arizona during their northward migration in the spring and southward migration in the fall, often visiting gardens and wooded areas along their route. The Arizona Republic, 10 Apr. 2024 With three stages located atop a wooded hillside in southeastern Louisville, additional acts playing at The Big Stomp include Ben Sollee, Saxsquatch, the Biblehauser Brothers, Doom Gong, White Whooly, Lacey Guthrie and more. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, 9 Apr. 2024 The cartel leaders summoned Garcia to a wooded area, along with another man and a married couple, believed to be Garcia's relatives. Beth Warren, USA TODAY, 6 Apr. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1586, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wooded was in 1586

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“Wooded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wooded. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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wood·​ed ˈwu̇d-əd How to pronounce wooded (audio)
: covered with trees

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