from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Same with wadded paper, pencils, food cartons: Nothing gave his actors that urgent, terrified look he wanted.

    James Cameron pushes every boundary for his 'Avatar' vision

  • He has one of Victor's jacket lapels wadded up in each fist.


  • Neal rubbed his eyes, his stomach wadded up against the bottom of his ribs.

    The Laugh

  • And thereafter no question was raised when Ah Chun elected to enter his brilliant drawing-room in blue silk robe, wadded slippers, and black silk skull-cap with red button peak, or when he chose to draw at his slender-stemmed silver-bowled pipe among the cigarette - and cigar - smoking officers and civilians on the broad verandas or in the smoking room.

    Chun Ah Chun

  • After all, the three of us are heading out of town soon and the last time we did that with tetra in the house, I came home to a moldy clump of them wadded together on a plant.

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • As darkness swelled up from the east a full moon rose and illuminated great sheets of thin cloud like wadded fabric drawn across its pockmarked white face.

    Bird Cloud

  • The doorman had let him up while she still slept, after palming two wadded up twenties and his tip.

    The ad

  • She rolls up from the bed sheets for the radio dial, twisting off a cracker song about hard luck in a mobile home, tracking and tuning along a fine path of hisses and whoops while I add up her ribs and the notches of her bowed spine and touch the wadded muscles of her skinny back and Kyra goes Stop it, Joe and settles on Beethoveny music and we go to sleep.

    Rodeo Days

  • So, we brought him to the studio, put up the little demo that we'd done, and he listened to a little bit of it, then wadded it up and threw it on the floor.

    Mike Ragogna: Van Hunt's Free "June" Download, Plus Chatting with Steve Cropper

  • Alton wiped his fingers on his napkin, wadded the napkin, tossed it on his plate.

    Miracles, Inc.


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

  • Nigerian English - rich.

    September 17, 2008