American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Equipped with a system of wires, as for electric, telephone, cable television, or computer network connections.
- adj. Slang Equipped with hidden electronic eavesdropping devices: a wired hotel room.
- adj. Reinforced or supported by wires.
- adj. Tied or bound up with wire: wired bundles of newspaper.
- adj. Slang Having numerous influential connections, as with high-ranking members of an organization.
- adj. Slang Very stimulated or excited, as from a stimulant or a rush of adrenaline.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In ornithology, having wires or wiry feathers: chiefly in composition: as, the twelve- wired bird of paradise. Compare wire-tailed, and see wire, verb,6, and cuts under Seleuoides, thread-tailed, Trochilidæ, and Videstrelda.
- In croquet, protected or obstructed by an intervening wire.
- adj. Equipped with wires, so as to connect to a power source or to other electric or electronic equipment; connected by wires.
- adj. Equipped with hidden electronic eavesdropping devices.
- adj. Reinforced, supported, tied or bound with wire.
- adj. slang Very excited, overstimulated; high-strung.
- adj. poker slang A pair in seven card stud with one face up and one face down
- adj. poker slang three of a kind as the first three cards in seven card stud
- adj. informal connected to the Internet; online
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of wire.
- adj. tied or bound with wire
- adj. equipped with wire or wires especially for electric or telephone service
- adj. tense with excitement and enthusiasm as from a rush of adrenaline
“I didn't sleep well at all; maybe I was still wired from the banquet.”
“As we see in wired internet today, one of those next horizons is non-neutral access for third party applications.”
“Living in wired Newfoundland has turned George into an Ignatieff-like cosmopolitan snob.”
“Going wired is now easier than ever, but is digital attachment necessarily a good thing?”
“A tape made while I was wired is included, You should recognize all of the elements in the tape that would be required for prosecution.”
“But the danger of seeing something in present-day human behavior and crafting an evolutionary “Just-So Story” to ratify it as hard-wired is very great.”
“Investments in wired technology are expensive and limited.”
“I run a website called portaportal, its an online bookmarking utility and its used heavily by teachers to streamline internet work in wired classrooms.”
“Moaning Lisa was a mannequin wired so that if you touched her in certain erogenous zones she would moan in response.”
“Both my neighbor (across the street, so wired is out) and I have essentially identical internet setups using Verizon FIOS (20Mbps/5Mbps).”
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by Billy Collins
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or on any river for that matter
to be perfectly honest.
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