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Princeton's WordNet

  1. strungadjective

    that is on a string

    "keys strung on a red cord"

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Strungthe preterite and participle passive of string.

    The strung bow points out the Cynthian queen. John Gay.


  1. strung

    Strung is the past participle of the verb "string", which generally means: 1) To put a sequence of items onto a string, cord, or thread, often in a specific order. 2) To stretch something out or arrange it along a specified path or direction. 3) In terms of musical instruments, to fit strings to it for playing. In a broader context, "strung" can also mean the process of hitting a series of shots in sports like tennis or badminton, or it can figuratively refer to a certain emotional state, like being "strung out" due to drug withdrawal symptoms or stress.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Strung

    of String

  2. Strung

    of String

  3. Strung

    imp. & p. p. of String

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Strung

    strung, pa.t. and pa.p. of string.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of strung in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of strung in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of strung in a Sentence

  1. David Stern:

    Giving people a unique opportunity to identify with a character or a storyline and actually experience it personally, it's like the mega-trailer, there's nothing more emotional and visceral than standing on a wire strung between the World Trade Center towers.

  2. Volodymyr Knyr:

    He who is strung doesn’t need a tongue.

  3. Prof. F. A. P. Aveling:

    The really happy man never laughs - seldom - though he may smile. He does not need to laugh, for laugther, like weeping is a relief of mental tension - and the happy are not over strung.

  4. Bruno Margolle:

    It’s a relief. I’m not going to say otherwise, we were strung up on the guillotine, waiting.

  5. Lauryn Shannon:

    It's been the first time since we've been older that you've ever been strung out.

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