figured: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fig'yurd), [key]
— adj.
  1. ornamented with a device or pattern: figured silk; figured wallpaper.
  2. formed or shaped: figured stones.
  3. represented by a pictorial or sculptured figure: The god is figured as part man, part beast.
    1. florid.
    2. having the accompanying chords indicated by figures.
  4. figurative, as language.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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