from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past tense and past participle of string.
- adj. Tense or exhausted: His strung nerves made it difficult for him to relax.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of string.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- imp. & p. p. of string.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Preterit and past participle of string.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. that is on a string
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It is what I call the strung-along type, the type of continuity, contiguity, or concatenation.
It read "Jersey guys rule" and had a cartoon picture stick figure guy with a marlin strung up on the dock with a beer in hand.
I remember my Maw Maw hanging the white sheets on the clothesline that was strung from a post near her back door out toward the edge of the lawn near the creek, and the game we'd make of dodging around them, and the sweet, sunny smell we'd breathe in from them at night, as if they'd absorbed our happiness.
Bertie Arkwright, sensitive, finely strung, is traveling in the Solomons with a five-week layover between steamers.
Why do you think a line was strung from the grenade and into the bus?
Twain strung it out beyond reason, carried away by the exuberance of his own burlesque; but it is a vital and integral part of the story.
What are the ladder-like strings strung from the three masts?
Bruhin strung together a series of smooth runs in temperatures as low as 1 degree and beat Julie Pomajalski of France by 0.32 seconds in the final.
Eckstein strung together singles to put runners at the corners.
Some have spires and others a score of ambitious balconies with pockmarked balusters or flowery balustrades, peeling yellow shutters, and lines of motionless wash hung out to dry — the clotheslines strung from the blossom of a cornice to the studs of that ornate pillar.