wood·​ed | \ ˈwu̇-dəd How to pronounce wooded (audio) \

Definition of wooded

: covered with growing trees

Examples of wooded in a Sentence

These sorts of birds live in more wooded areas.
Recent Examples on the Web After searching the area, the suspect, 38-year-old Leonel Colon-Ortiz, was found hiding in the wooded area north of Pascal Lane. Shreyas Laddha, Hartford Courant, 17 Sep. 2022 The remains were found last month in a wooded area on the east side of Youngstown, Ohio, police said Tuesday. Louis Casiano, Fox News, 16 Sep. 2022 The remains were discovered on Aug. 26 in a wooded area along Thorn Hill Road on the East Side of Youngstown, Ohio, located about 10 miles west of the Pennsylvania state line, police said. Marlene Lenthang, NBC News, 15 Sep. 2022 In the video posted Sunday, several tanks and armored personnel carriers are dispersed throughout a wooded area. Alex Horton, Washington Post, 13 Sep. 2022 State authorities are investigating after a car was found wrecked in a wooded area along I-20 in Newton County and a woman’s body was discovered inside. Chelsea Prince, ajc, 13 Sep. 2022 The mauling, troopers reported, took place in a wooded area in Glennallen, about 180 miles northeast of Anchorage. Natalie Neysa Alund, USA TODAY, 9 Sep. 2022 Lewis’s body was found in a wooded area in Abington on Oct. 23 after a 10-day search by law enforcement agencies from several states. Emily Sweeney, BostonGlobe.com, 7 Sep. 2022 The thermometer read 105 after lunch at Healdsburg Veterans Memorial Beach, where a modest crowd mostly hung back in the wooded grassy area above the gravel shoreline. Julie Johnson, San Francisco Chronicle, 5 Sep. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of wooded

1586, in the meaning defined above

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21 Sep 2022

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“Wooded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wooded. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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wood·​ed | \ ˈwu̇-dəd How to pronounce wooded (audio) \

Kids Definition of wooded

: covered with trees a wooded lot

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