winged: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (wingd or, esp. Literary, wing'id), [key]
— adj.
  1. having wings.
  2. having a winglike part or parts: a winged bone; a winged seed.
  3. abounding with wings or winged creatures.
  4. moving or reaching swiftly on or as if on wings: winged words.
  5. rapid or swift.
  6. elevated or lofty: winged sentiments.
  7. disabled in the wing, as a bird.
  8. wounded in an arm or other nonvital part.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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