wired etymology

English word wired comes from English wire, English -ed

Detailed word origin of wired

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wire English (eng) (informal) To send a message or a money value to another person through a telecommunications system, formerly predominantly by telegraph.. (slang) To install eavesdropping equipment.. (transitive, croquet) To place (a ball) so that the wire of a wicket prevents a successful shot.. To add something into an electrical system by means of wiring; to incorporate or include something.. To equip [...]
-ed English (eng) Used to form past participles of (regular) verbs. See -en and -t for variants. Used to form past tenses of (regular) verbs. In linguistics, it is used for the base form of any past form. See -t for a variant. Used to form adjectives from nouns, in the sense of having the object represented by the noun.. As an extension of the above, when used along with an adjective preceding the noun, [...]
wired English (eng) (informal, of people or communities) Connected to the Internet; online.. (poker slang) A pair in seven card stud with one face up and one face down.. (poker slang) Three of a kind as the first three cards in seven card stud.. (slang) Very excited, overstimulated; high-strung.. Equipped with hidden electronic eavesdropping devices.. Equipped with wires, so as to connect to a power source or [...]

Words with the same origin as wired

Descendants of wire
Descendants of -ed
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