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wired

[wahyuh rd] /waɪərd/
adjective
1.
equipped with wires, as for electricity or telephone service.
2.
made of wire; consisting of or constructed with wires:
a wired barrier.
3.
tied or secured with wires:
wired bales of wastepaper.
4.
strengthened or supported with wires:
a sculpture of wired papier-mâché.
5.
Slang. tense with excitement or anticipation; edgy.
6.
equipped so as to receive cable television.
7.
connected electronically to one or more computer networks.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English; see wire, -ed3
Related forms
well-wired, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for well wired

wired

/waɪəd/
adjective (informal)
1.
edgy from stimulant intake
2.
excited, nervous, or tense
3.
using computers to send and receive information, esp via the internet
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Word Origin and History for well wired

wired

adj.

"nervous, jittery," by 1970s; earlier (1959, perhaps early 1950s) as "using narcotic drugs, addicted to drugs;" from past participle of wire (v.).

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Slang definitions & phrases for well wired

whoozit

noun

A person whose name one does not know; What's-His-Face: Hello to Fred and Whoozit (1931+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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