from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Carrying a load.
- adj. Equipped with many accessories or features: bought a fully loaded minivan.
- adj. Heavy with meaning or emotional import: The psychoanalyst specialized in asking loaded questions.
- adj. Slang Drunk or intoxicated.
- adj. Slang Having a great deal of money. See Synonyms at rich.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of load.
- adj. Burdened by some heavy load; packed.
- adj. Having a live round of ammunition in the chamber; armed.
- adj. Possessing great wealth.
- adj. Drunk.
- adj. Pertaining to a situation where there is a runner at each of the three bases.
- adj. Weighted asymmetrically, and so biased to produce predictable throws.
- adj. Designed to produce a predictable answer, or to lay a trap.
- adj. Having strong connotations that colour the literal meaning and are likely to provoke an emotional response. Sometimes used loosely to describe a word that simply has many different meanings.
- adj. Equipped with numerous options; deluxe.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. containing as much or as many as is possible; -- of containers, vehicles, trays, etc.
- adj. containing a shell or an explosive charge ready for firing; -- of firearms. Opposite of
- adj. charged with associative significance and often meant to mislead or influence; -- of statements or questions.
- adj. having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value.
- adj. very drunk.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete variant of loded.
- Coated with external growths, as shells; clogged up: said of oysters.
- Full of liquor; drunk.
- Filled with extraneous substances, especially for the purpose of fraudulently increasing the weight.
- Coated or furred: noting a condition of the tongue.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. very drunk
- adj. having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value
- adj. (of weapons) charged with ammunition
- adj. (of statements or questions) charged with associative significance and often meant to mislead or influence
- adj. filled with a great quantity
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Eyck in the National Gallery all the brilliant lights are loaded; mere white, Mr. Eastlake himself admits, was always so; and we believe that the flesh-color and carnations are painted with color as _opaque_ as the white head-dress, but fail of brilliancy from not being _loaded enough_; the white ground beneath being utterly unable to add to the power of such tints, while its effect on more subdued tones depended in great measure on its receiving a transparent coat of warm color first.
The man in the story is said to be "occupied" by a demon, a word loaded with meaning both then and now, especially among people whose land was under foreign occupation.
“You serious?” one of the men asked, his expression loaded with doubt.
For a long moment, he watched her, his expression loaded with hostility.
The word loaded, as it has always been between the two of us, as writers.
Rationalizing a term loaded with potential meanings or embracing it wholeheartedly suggests that the comfortable members of the majority group within the province are largely blind to the implications for society as a whole.
See now, that there is what we call a loaded question.
Nagoski and her sanctimonious ilk, and it's become a term loaded with negative stereotypes of the kind exemplified by her sour and overly vigilant, accusatory, men-are-brutes outlook on life.
The name "voodoo" is viewed as a derogatory term loaded with negative connotations
So loaded is the term that it can override logic itself.
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