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 The sign, which sits in the wooded median to the north of Research Forest Drive in the split lane segment of Grogan’s Mill Road, has been damaged for weeks after motor vehicle accidents damaged the stone sign. Jeff Forward, Houston Chronicle, "Township News & Notes: Bear Branch rec center closed due to COVID-19," 29 June 2020 Situated on a wooded half-acre, the three-bedroom custom home at 4603 Bluffview Blvd. Dallas News, "Bluffview is a ‘picturesque neighborhood’," 28 June 2020 From its wooded interior to its rocky shoreline, here are a few glimpses of the landscape of Maine and some of the wildlife and people calling it home. Alan Taylor, The Atlantic, "Maine: Images of the Pine Tree State," 28 June 2020 Homicide detectives are searching a wooded area near the intersection of 38th Avenue South and 31st Street South, while police are asking for the public's help. Eileen Mcmenamin, CNN, "Florida jogger finds decomposing human head on side of the road," 7 July 2020 Police say the suspect in the shooting, identified by the media as Edward Henry, fled into a wooded area and was later found dead from an apparent gunshot wound to the head. Greg Norman | Fox News, Fox News, "Fallen Ohio police officer had final message for his family," 7 July 2020 The New York Police Department said officers responded to the Ramble, a wooded area of Central Park, around 8 a.m. on May 25. Ryan W. Miller, USA TODAY, "Amy Cooper, white woman who called police on Black bird watcher in NYC, has been charged," 6 July 2020 The suspect fled into a wooded area near the parking lot and officers at the scene set up a perimeter, Kral said. Madeline Mitchell, The Enquirer, "'He was checking to make sure that this man was okay.' Toledo police officer killed in the line of duty," 4 July 2020 Witnesses told police the man shot the officer with a handgun and then went into a wooded area. Washington Post, "National Digest: Man arrested in molotov cocktail case," 4 July 2020

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First Known Use of wooded

1586, in the meaning defined above

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22 Jul 2020

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“Wooded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wooded. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of wooded

: covered with trees


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

Kids Definition of wooded

: covered with trees a wooded lot

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