struck

1 of 2

past tense and past participle of strike

struck

2 of 2

adjective

: closed by or subjected to a labor strike
a struck factory
a struck employer

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web
Adjective
Linday Lohan has more cinematic struck gold at Netflix as the Lohanaissance continues at the streaming giant. Joey Nolfi, EW.com, 1 Sep. 2022 However, you may be disciplined or replaced and not have some of the same rehire rights as a member who left work on a struck show as part of a strike. Gene Maddaus, Variety, 14 Oct. 2021 Hitting the brakes might not be a proper action, since doing so could cause cars behind the struck car to get hit from behind. Lance Eliot, Forbes, 6 May 2021 The impact caused the struck car to slam into the women, who were not identified. Steve Rubenstein, San Francisco Chronicle, 10 Feb. 2021 Unfortunately for the England skipper, Alyssa Naeher in the American goal was equal to the low struck effort and preserved the U.S. lead, which ultimately proved decisive. SI.com, 3 July 2019 On the stroke on 20 minutes Ramsey was celebrating his second goal of the afternoon with his well struck effort deflecting of Eliaquim Mangala and wrong-footing Jordan Pickford. SI.com, 4 Feb. 2018 Verdi then had two chances in two minutes, following a well struck effort going just over the bar, the Italian forward directed the ball just past the post in the 17th minute as Bologna continued to put Inter under pressure. SI.com, 19 Sep. 2017 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

Adjective

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of struck was in 1894

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Cite this Entry

“Struck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/struck. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

struck

past and past participle of strike

Medical Definition

struck

noun

: enterotoxemia especially of adult sheep

Legal Definition

struck 1 of 2

past and past participle of strike

struck

2 of 2

adjective

: being the object of or subjected to a labor strike
a struck employer
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