loaded: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (lō'did), [key]
— adj.
  1. bearing or having a load; full: a loaded bus.
  2. containing ammunition or an explosive charge: a loaded rifle.
  3. (of a word, statement, or argument) charged with emotional or associative significance that hinders rational or unprejudiced consideration of the terms involved in a discourse.
    1. having a great deal of money; rich.
    2. under the influence of alcohol; drunk; intoxicated.
    3. under the influence of drugs.
  4. (of dice) fraudulently weighted so as to increase the chances of certain combinations to appear face up when the dice are thrown.
  5. (of a product, building, etc.) including many extra features, accessories, luxuries, or the like: The new model sports car is loaded—air conditioning, a tape deck, real leather seats are all included.
  6. See (def. 9).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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