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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spikedadjective

    having a long sharp point


  1. spikedadjective

    Containing alcohol or drugs, often without the informing those who partake.

    The large punch bowl has the special spiked punch, the small punch bowl is for the kids.

  2. spikedadjective

    Having spikes.

  3. spikedadjective

    Of a graph or trend that has rapidly reached a maximum.


  1. spiked

    Spiked commonly indicates something that has been added or increased, often in an abrupt, significant, or noticeable manner. This term can apply across various contexts, from referencing a sudden rise in temperature or statistical data, to being used in scenarios where an item or substance (like a drink) has been laced or infused with an additional component (usually alcohol or drug). Spiked can also refer to something being furnished or covered with sharp, pointed projections.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spiked

    of Spike

  2. Spikedadjective

    furnished or set with spikes, as corn; fastened with spikes; stopped with spikes


  1. Spiked

    Spiked is a British Internet magazine focusing on politics, culture and society from a humanist and libertarian viewpoint.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spiked in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spiked in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of spiked in a Sentence

  1. Embassy Kabul:

    The Embassy in Kabul had grown fairly large over the past decade, particularly as the number of violent incidents spiked in Kabul and it became necessary to increase security to ensure that diplomats could conduct routine business, i can understand some kind of reduction, but I would be concerned if a drawdown impeded our diplomats' ability to observe local events and interact with Afghans. We should not cut costs if it means we lose these vital connections.

  2. Racine County Sheriff:

    I think he ultimately recognized that this was a serious event when we spiked his tires.

  3. The CPAC spokesman:

    It confirms that coverage related to CPAC that should have been included in the ‘ trending ’ section was intentionally suppressed, what was the story that was spiked, and why was it spiked ?

  4. David Howman:

    I think they're conducting an inquiry to see why they have occurred, whether there was some link with any supplement or any other substance that might be spiked intentionally with some banned substance.

  5. Kyle Gibson:

    The one pitch that’s frustrating is obviously that changeup that I spiked.

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  • Paul Johnson
    Paul Johnson
    The news is telling us that a reporter complained her story was "Spiked" by the higher-ups at CBS. None of these definitions fit.
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a small contrasting part of something
  • A. mealie
  • B. defilement
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