Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Taking flight; flying.
  • In heraldry, same as feathered.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Taking flight; flying; -- used in composition.
  • adjective (Her.) Feathered; -- said of arrows.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of birds Capable of flight.
  • adjective Having a specified number or kind of flights (of stairs, a screw thread, etc.).

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

  • adjective having feathers

Etymologies

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flight +‎ -ed

Examples

  • Home players had shrunk in Andy Carroll's physical presence, which was cause for considerable concern as Kenwyne Jones and Stoke's assortment of man-mountains rolled into the East End. The former Sunderland striker represented the clearest threat tonight, all brawn and brute force whenever able to attack a cross flighted from the flanks.

    West Ham United spring to life to overrun Stoke City in extra-time

  • None of the deliveries were flighted, which is a bit of a surprise as Gul will surely be unable to resist a swipe if it goes above his eyeline. 37th over: Pakistan 80-8 Shafiq 40, Gul 0

    The Guardian World News

  • The batsman has to be very wary of such deliveries as they are often "flighted" or spun so that the ball will not behave quite as he expects and he could be "trapped" into getting himself out.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • The batsman has to be very wary of such deliveries as they are often "flighted" or spun so that the ball will not behave quite as he expects and he could be "trapped" into getting himself out.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • The batsman has to be very wary of such deliveries as they are often "flighted" or spun so that the ball will not behave quite as he expects and he could be "trapped" into getting himself out.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • She is standing off to the side, listening to my silence, caressing the moan—with her stare—that is inside me, helping it emerge, flighted, ripping.

    Stay By Me (And Make the Moment Last)

  • Darren Fletcher gets it, taking a lovely flighted pass from Carrick on the right hand side of the area and hitting it low and hard and back across the keeper.

    Bursaspor v Manchester United - as it happened

  • We tasted 400 wines blind over the course of 5 days, flighted according to variety.

    Blaufrankisch: The Best Red You've Never Heard Of | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • He chased the unmigratory tropi-ducks from their shrewd-hidden nests, walked circumspectly among the crocodiles hauled out of water for slumber, and crept under the jungle-roof and spied upon the snow-white saucy cockatoos, the fierce ospreys, the heavy-flighted buzzards, the lories and kingfishers, and the absurdly garrulous little pygmy parrots.

    CHAPTER XV

  • She was a good woman, but highly nervous, and, at times, fancy-flighted about shades and signs and omens.

    Chapter 17

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