What does the word winged mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Having wings; passing swiftly.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Soaring; lofty; rapt.

Usage examples for winged

  1. And then return with the speed of love, When the night grows dark and chill, And tell us, oh, tell us, thou white- winged dove! – Canadian Wild Flowers by Helen M. Johnson
  2. It is not made of what the world would call strong materials; or rather it is made of materials whose strength is in that winged levity with which they brush us and pass. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  3. Great is the wisdom of Johnson- he speaks winged words. – The Enchanted Castle by E. Nesbit