winded


winded
   (of a male)
   incapacitated by a blow to the genitalia
   Supposedly, having received a blow in the stomach:
    'Just winded,' groaned Harry, though in fact a flying brick had struck him a painful blow in the groin... he was holding his genitals in his hand for they were too painful to massage. (Farrell, 1973)
   The evasion is much favoured by sports commentators.

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  • winded — [adj] out of breath breathless, gasping, huffing and puffing*, panting, puffing; concept 163 …   New thesaurus

  • winded — [win′did] adj. out of breath …   English World dictionary

  • Winded — Wind Wind, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Winded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Winding}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To expose to the wind; to winnow; to ventilate. [1913 Webster] 2. To perceive or follow by the scent; to scent; to nose; as, the hounds winded the game. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Winded — Wind Wind, v. t. [From {Wind}, moving air, but confused in sense and in conjugation with wind to turn.] [imp. & p. p. {Wound} (wound), R. {Winded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Winding}.] To blow; to sound by blowing; esp., to sound with prolonged and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • winded — windedness, n. /win did/, adj. 1. out of breath. 2. having wind or breath of a specified kind (usually used in combination): short winded; broken winded. [1400 50; late ME; see WIND1, ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • winded — adj. out of breath easily winded * * * [ wɪndɪd] [ out of breath ] easily winded …   Combinatory dictionary

  • -winded — wind|ed «WIHN dihd», adjective. 1. out of breath; breathless. 2. exposed to wind or air, especially spoiled or tainted by exposure to air. winded, combining form. being of wind, or breath: »Short winded = being short of wind, or breath …   Useful english dictionary

  • Winded — Wind Wind, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wound} (wound) (rarely {Winded}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Winding}.] [OE. winden, AS. windan; akin to OS. windan, D. & G. winden, OHG. wintan, Icel. & Sw. vinda, Dan. vinde, Goth. windan (in comp.). Cf. {Wander}, {Wend}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • winded — adjective short of breath She was winded from her long run …   Wiktionary

  • winded — wind·ed || wɪndɪd adj. short winded, short of breath; tired out v. turn, coil; twist around, convolute; meander; bind, bandage; be bound; be twisted around; change direction wɪnd ,waɪnd n. breeze; direction of the wind; gale; breath; wind… …   English contemporary dictionary


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