from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of fuel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. etc. See fuel, v., etc.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Cooper, the way she was dressed kind of fuelled the fire, didn ` t it?

    CNN Transcript Jan 28, 2008

  • This is "fuelled" by schools governing bodies "who are failing to see the big picture of transformation" compelling African learners to drop their languages and learn in English and

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • I'm sure more would be said if another ethnic race had been targetted by their campaign, and another thing, for all of us living in Britain, how do you feel about the idea that we are 'fuelled' by this stuff made of dehydrated vegetables, textured soya protein and preservatives?

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • The electric motor is 'fuelled' by a Nissan developed laminated lithium-ion battery with a power output of more than 90 kW.

    Automotive Headlines

  • The electric motor is 'fuelled' by a Nissan-developed laminated lithium-ion battery with a power output of more than 90kW.

    Automotive Headlines

  • "Feed a cold and starve a fever" is a notion that dates back at least to the Middle Ages, when it was believed that maladies induced by cooler temperatures needed to be "fuelled" with fodder, and those brought on by heat were treated by starving the body of energy.

    The Guardian World News

  • We kind of fuelled the 'will they, won't they' thing.

    The Daily Record - Home

  • That kind of fuelled me for the rest of the (tournament). "

    Top Stories - Google News

  • But he insists some things won't change, that it will retain the restless energy that has fuelled a growth that has made it – for good or ill – perhaps the most powerful company in modern British sport.

    Barney Francis: 'Football punditry is an absolute art form'

  • More recently, fuelled partly by the fact that each NAO inquiry – albeit commissioned by the trust – has found plenty to bash the BBC with, and also by the unquenchable desire of many MPs to treat the BBC like any other public body, demands for the NAO to have unlimited access have grown.

    The BBC fears political interference by the back door


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.