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winged

 (wĭngd, wĭng′ĭd)
adj.
1.
a. Having wings or winglike appendages.
b. Having wings of a specified kind. Often used in combination: broken-winged; large-winged.
2. Moving on or as if on wings; flying.
3. Soaring as if with wings; elevated or sublime.
4. Swift; fleet.

winged

(wɪŋd)
adj
1. furnished with wings: winged god; winged horse.
2. flying straight and true as if by wing: winged words.

winged

(wɪŋd; esp. Literary ˈwɪŋ ɪd)

adj.
1. having wings or a winglike part or parts: the winged ants; a winged seed.
2. having a certain kind of wing (used in combination): the white-winged dove.
3. moving on or as if on wings: winged words.
4. rapid; swift.
5. elevated or lofty: winged sentiments.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.winged - having wings or as if having wings of a specified kind; "the winged feet of Mercury";
wingless - lacking wings
2.winged - very fast; as if with wings; "on winged feet"
fast - acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly; "fast film"; "on the fast track in school"; "set a fast pace"; "a fast car"
Translations
مُجَنَّح
vinget
szárnyas
vængjaîur
okrídlený
kanatlı

winged

[wɪŋd] ADJ (Zool) → alado; [seed] → con alas

winged

[ˈwɪŋd] adj [insect, creature] → ailé(e)

winged

adj
(Zool, Bot) → mit Flügeln; the Winged Victory (of Samothrace)die Nike von Samothrake; the Winged Horse(der) Pegasus
(liter) sentiments, wordsgeflügelt

winged

[wɪŋd] adjalato/a

wing

(wiŋ) noun
1. one of the arm-like limbs of a bird or bat, which it usually uses in flying, or one of the similar limbs of an insect. The eagle spread his wings and flew away; The bird cannot fly as it has an injured wing; These butterflies have red and brown wings.
2. a similar structure jutting out from the side of an aeroplane. the wings of a jet.
3. a section built out to the side of a (usually large) house. the west wing of the hospital.
4. any of the corner sections of a motor vehicle. The rear left wing of the car was damaged.
5. a section of a political party or of politics in general. the Left/Right wing.
6. one side of a football etc field. He made a great run down the left wing.
7. in rugby and hockey, a player who plays mainly down one side of the field.
8. in the air force, a group of three squadrons of aircraft.
winged adjective
having wings. a winged creature.
-winged
a four-winged insect.
ˈwinger noun
in football etc, a player who plays mainly down one side of the field.
ˈwingless adjective
wings noun plural
the sides of a theatre stage. She waited in the wings.
wing commander
in the air force, the rank above squadron leader.
ˈwingspan noun
the distance from the tip of one wing to the tip of the other when outstretched (of birds, aeroplanes etc).
on the wing
flying, especially away. The wild geese are on the wing.
take under one's wing
to take (someone) under one's protection.
References in classic literature ?
But, after all, we felt, winged things who would live like that must be rather degraded creatures.
It may be well to go round and feel the vagabonds that are left, or we may have another of them loping through the woods, and screeching like a jay that has been winged.
They were a species of tutelary sprite, or Banshee; although winged and feathered differently from most other guardian angels.
Then she took up the white foam that streaked the line of the advancing tide, and threw it upon the breeze, scampering after it with winged footsteps to catch the great snowflakes ere they fell.
There was the honest cockrobin, the favorite game of stripling sportsmen, with its loud querulous note; and the twittering blackbirds flying in sable clouds, and the golden- winged woodpecker with his crimson crest, his broad black gorget, and splendid plumage; and the cedar-bird, with its red tipt wings and yellow-tipt tail and its little monteiro cap of feathers; and the blue jay, that noisy coxcomb, in his gay light blue coat and white underclothes, screaming and chattering, nodding and bobbing and bowing, and pretending to be on good terms with every songster of the grove.
But when, after spending his uniform interval there for several successive nights without uttering a single sound; when, after all this silence, his unearthly voice was heard announcing that silvery, moon-lit jet, every reclining mariner started to his feet as if some winged spirit had lighted in the rigging, and hailed the mortal crew.