Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Given special prominence, attention, or publicity: a featured item at a sale.
  • adj. Having a specified kind of facial features. Often used in combination: sharp-featured; plain-featured.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. displayed with special treatment
  • adj. Having features of a particular kind.
  • v. Past participle of feature

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Shaped; fashioned.
  • adj. Having features; formed into features.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a certain make or shape; formed; fashioned.
  • Having features; exhibiting human features; having a certain cast of features.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having facial features as specified; usually used in combination
  • adj. made a feature or highlight; given prominence

Etymologies

Combination of feature and the past suffix: -ed (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • #featured and added a right padding of 250px to make space for the absolutely positioned navigation tabs for our featured content slider.

    The Daily Whim

  • It seems like an odd mix, but there is a minor connection between this comic and Fantagraphics, as Milton Knight, creator of Hugo another title featured in the ad is plugged as a future cover artist for Punchy on Charlton's hype page.

    Archive 2006-01-22

  • He never used any accompaniment except his own guitar when he sang, his third record sold two hundred thousand copies, and Hunnicut had his name featured on the placards that were nailed to the fronts of the dance halls and roadhouses where they played.

    Half of Paradise

  • "We are using the term 'featured' because we want to make it clear to people that they're seeing content from a Page or person they have chosen to connect to."

    Gizmodo

  • The label featured a cartoon snake wearing sunglasses and a member of the public complained that it held "underage appeal".

    Rss news feed for Morning Advertiser

  • We said the title featured "stunning 3D graphics" as well as challenging and fun gameplay to match.

    AskMen.com - HOME PAGE

  • But a lot of that has to do with: 1. Hot vampire dudes making out on the cover 2. This other title featured a mermaid.

    Manga Before Flowers — NYCC08: Really? That was it? | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • Several people familiar with Facebook's planning say that it has already discussed proposals with advertising agencies for displaying what it calls "featured stories" in the news feed seen by users on the site with a launch likely in early March ahead of its initial public offering, which is expected in May.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • This title featured Spencer Chamberlain from Underoath,

    VeryCD - 电驴资源订阅

  • It again featured Charlie Sheen as the young struggler, but this time the "good" father turned out to be his actual father -- fictional and real.

    What are your favorite "Opposing Father Figures" movies and tv shows?

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