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Definitions for winged
wɪŋd; esp. Literary ˈwɪŋ ɪdwinged

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word winged.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wingedadjective

    having wings or as if having wings of a specified kind

    "the winged feet of Mercury";

  2. wingedadjective

    very fast; as if with wings

    "on winged feet"

Wiktionary

  1. wingedadjective

    Having wings

  2. wingedadjective

    Flying or soaring as if on wings.

  3. winged

    Swift.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Wingedadjective

    Furnished with wings; flying; swift; rapid.

    Etymology: from wing.

    Now we bear the king
    Tow’rd Calais: grant him there, and there being seen,
    Heave him away upon your winged thoughts
    Athwart the sea. William Shakespeare, Henry V.

    Hie, good sir Michael, bear this sealed brief
    With winged haste to the lord marshal. William Shakespeare, H. IV.

    And shall grace not find means, that finds her way,
    The speediest of thy winged messengers,
    To visit all thy creatures? John Milton, Paradise Lost.

    We can fear no force
    But winged troops, or Pegasean horse. Edmund Waller.

    The winged lion’s not so fierce in fight,
    As Lib’ri’s hand presents him to our sight. Edmund Waller.

    The cockney is surprised at many actions of the quadruped and winged animals in the fields. Isaac Watts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Winged

    of Wing

  2. Wingedadjective

    furnished with wings; transported by flying; having winglike expansions

  3. Wingedadjective

    soaring with wings, or as if with wings; hence, elevated; lofty; sublime

  4. Wingedadjective

    swift; rapid

  5. Wingedadjective

    wounded or hurt in the wing

  6. Wingedadjective

    furnished with a leaflike appendage, as the fruit of the elm and the ash, or the stem in certain plants; alate

  7. Wingedadjective

    represented with wings, or having wings, of a different tincture from the body

  8. Wingedadjective

    fanned with wings; swarming with birds

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. winged

    In heraldry, represented with wings, or having wings, of a different color from the body.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of winged in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of winged in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of winged in a Sentence

  1. Kahlil Gibran:

    Love has no other desire but to fulfill itself. To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody to the night. To wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving.

  2. Cortni Borgerson:

    You’ll be able to hear when you’re close, these cicadas live as nymphs underground for 17 years, and then tunnel up through the ground to the surface where they shed into their winged adult phase, living only 4-6 weeks. Cicada are tastiest in their teneral stage, which is right after they’ve shed into their adult forms, but are still pale while before their exoskeletons have hardened.

  3. National University:

    Rotary winged aircraft are significantly less efficient at generating lift compared to their fixed wing counterparts [so] a viable 100 per cent solar rotary aircraft that can take-off and land vertically remains a major engineering challenge to date.

  4. Langston Hughes:

    Hold fast to dreams for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.

  5. Jim Mahoney:

    I was on the tee at Winged Foot, me and a friend of mine, phil got out his driver and was bouncing the ball off the face. Phil looked over to the 17th green and there's a scoreboard. It showed that (Colin) Montgomerie had just double bogeyed the 18th. His whole demeanor changed. But he hits this horrendous slice.

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