What does leaden mean?

Definitions for leaden
ˈlɛd nlead·en

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dull, leaden(adj)

    darkened with overcast

    "a dark day"; "a dull sky"; "the sky was leaden and thick"

  2. leaden, weighted(adj)

    made heavy or weighted down with weariness

    "his leaden arms"; "weighted eyelids"

  3. leaden(adj)

    made of lead

    "a leaden weight"

  4. leaden, plodding(adj)

    (of movement) slow and laborious

    "leaden steps"

  5. heavy, leaden(adj)

    lacking lightness or liveliness

    "heavy humor"; "a leaden conversation"


  1. leaden(Adjective)

    Made of lead.

  2. leaden(Adjective)

    Pertaining to or resembling lead; heavy, grey, sluggish.

  3. leaden(Adjective)

    Dull; darkened with overcast.

    the sky was leaden and thick

  4. Origin: From leden, leaden, from leaden, equivalent to . Cognate with leaden, loden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Leaden(adj)

    made of lead; of the nature of lead; as, a leaden ball

  2. Leaden(adj)

    like lead in color, etc. ; as, a leaden sky

  3. Leaden(adj)

    heavy; dull; sluggish

Anagrams for leaden »

  1. aneled

  2. leaned

How to pronounce leaden?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say leaden in sign language?

  1. leaden


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of leaden in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of leaden in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of leaden in a Sentence

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    To the dull mind all nature is leaden. To the illumined mind the whole world sparkles with light.

  2. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    The memory of that scene for me is like a frame of film forever frozen at that moment the red carpet, the green lawn, the white house, the leaden sky. ... The new president and his first lady.

  3. Hilaire Belloc:

    I shoot the Hippopotamus with bullets made of platinum, because if I use the leaden one his hide is sure to flatten em.

Images & Illustrations of leaden

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