forked


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forked

 (fôrkt, fôr′kĭd)
adj.
1. Having a fork; bifurcate: a forked river.
2. Shaped like or similar to a fork: forked lightning; a forked tail.

forked

(fɔːkt; ˈfɔːkɪd)
adj
1.
a. having a fork or forklike parts
b. (in combination): two-forked.
2. having sharp angles; zigzag
3. insincere or equivocal (esp in the phrase forked tongue)
forkedly adv
ˈforkedness n

forked

(fɔrkt, ˈfɔr kɪd)

adj.
1. having a fork or forklike branches.
2. zigzag, as lightning.
Idioms:
to speak with or have a forked tongue, to speak deceitfully; attempt to deceive.
[1250–1300]
fork•ed•ly (ˈfɔr kɪd li) adv.
fork′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.forked - resembling a forkforked - resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches; "the biramous appendages of an arthropod"; "long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects"; "a forked river"; "a forked tail"; "forked lightning"; "horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots"
divided - separated into parts or pieces; "opinions are divided"
2.forked - having two meanings with intent to deceive; "a sly double meaning"; "spoke with forked tongue"
ambiguous, equivocal - open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead; "an equivocal statement"; "the polling had a complex and equivocal (or ambiguous) message for potential female candidates"; "the officer's equivocal behavior increased the victim's uneasiness"; "popularity is an equivocal crown"; "an equivocal response to an embarrassing question"

forked

adjective branching, split, branched, divided, angled, pronged, zigzag, tined, Y-shaped, bifurcate(d) Jaegers are black birds with long forked tails.
Translations
مُتَشَعِّب، مُتَفَرِّع
rozeklaný
kløvetspaltettvedelt
kétágúvillás
klofinn
çatallı

forked

[fɔːkt] ADJ [tail] → hendido; [branch] → bifurcado; [lightning] → en zigzag; [tongue] → bífido

forked

[ˈfɔːrkt] adj [tail] → fourchu(e)forked lightning néclair m en zigzag

forked

adj tail, stick, branchgegabelt; tonguegespalten; to speak with (a) forked tongue (fig)mit gespaltener Zunge sprechen (geh)

forked

[fɔːkt] adj (tail, tongue, branch) → biforcuto/a

fork

(foːk) noun
1. an instrument with two or more pointed pieces for piercing and lifting things. We usually eat with a knife, fork and spoon.
2. the point at which a road, river etc divides into two or more branches or divisions. a fork in the river.
3. one of the branches or divisions of a road, river etc into which the road, river etc divides. Take the left fork (of the road).
verb
1. (of a road, river etc) to divide into (usually two) branches or divisions. The main road forks here.
2. (of a person or vehicle) to follow one of the branches or divisions into which a road has divided. The car forked left.
3. to lift or move with a fork. The farmer forked the hay.
forked adjective
divided into two branches or divisions. A snake has a forked tongue.
fork-lift truck
a small power-driven machine with an arrangement of steel prongs which can lift, raise up high and carry heavy things and stack them where required.
fork out
to pay or give especially unwillingly. You have to fork out (money) for so many charities these days.

forked

a. bifurcado-a.
References in classic literature ?
They came, equipped with formulas, nooses, and forked iron bars.
But that darkness was licked up by the fierce flames, which at intervals forked forth from the sooty flues, and illuminated every lofty rope in the rigging, as with the famed Greek fire.
'em about in the Fork--the forked stick that you put round their necks, you know--is insolence--same as not backing your topsails in the old days.