Definition of winged in English:


Syllabification: winged
Pronunciation: /wiNGd


1Having wings for flight: the earliest winged insects
More example sentences
  • It was hardly the stuff of Johnny Wilkinson - much more the flight of a winged pheasant, but they all count!
  • They saw winged figures take flight before them.
  • The pair provided a steady supply of food, mostly winged insects - bees, dragonflies and wasps - to their young and presented many photo opportunities.
2Having one or more lateral parts, appendages, or projections: those eyeglasses with the winged frames were very popular
More example sentences
  • She leaned the broom against the wall and began wiping down the picture frames and the wood on the two winged back chairs that sat in the room.
  • Beckham could be found sometimes on the other wing to beg the question as to whether that winged cross on the back of his neck contained a magnet which Austrian boss Hans Krankl was manipulating to drag the England leader out of position.
  • They require 700 costumes, some winged wonders more than 20 feet high.

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