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equipped with wires; made of wire; consisting of or made of wires: a wired barrier; connected electronically to computer networks; a feeling of excitement or anticipation; edgy: You’re certainly wired today.
Not to be confused with:
weird – involving or suggesting the supernatural: a weird glowing object in the sky; fantastic; bizarre: That’s a weird costume you are wearing.
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1. Equipped with a system of wires, as for electric, telephone, cable television, or computer network connections.
2. Equipped with hidden electronic eavesdropping devices: a wired hotel room.
a. Reinforced or supported by wires.
b. Tied or bound up with wire: wired bundles of newspaper.
4. Genetically determined; hardwired.
5. Slang Very stimulated or excited, as from a stimulant or a rush of adrenaline.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Recreational Drugs) edgy from stimulant intake
2. edgy from stimulant intake
3. excited, nervous, or tense
4. (Telecommunications) using computers to send and receive information, esp via the internet
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. equipped with wires, as for electricity or telephone service.
2. tied or secured with wires.
3. strengthened or supported with wires.
4. Slang. tense with excitement or anticipation.
5. equipped so as to receive cable television.
6. connected electronically to one or more computer networks.
7. Slang. intoxicated from drugs; high.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
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|Adj.||1.||wired - equipped with wire or wires especially for electric or telephone service; "a well-wired house"|
wireless - having no wires; "a wireless security system"
|2.||wired - tense with excitement and enthusiasm as from a rush of adrenaline; "we were really pumped up for the race"; "he was so pumped he couldn't sleep"|
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
tense - in or of a state of physical or nervous tension
|3.||wired - tied or bound with wire; "wired bundles of newspapers"|
bound - confined by bonds; "bound and gagged hostages"
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(mainly US) (also wired up) (= edgy, uptight) → sur les nerfs
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
a. (clothing, material) → rinforzato/a (con filo metallico)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
wiredadj (fam) acelerado
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.