1. a combining form of pate: addlepated.

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How to use -pated in a sentence

  • The cavalier was a thick-pated, one-eyed old warrior, who had a life of hard fighting and foul living written all over his face.

    God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
  • The fact was that there may have been an addle-pated Red among the mill hands of that time, but if there was I had never met him.

    The Iron Puddler | James J. Davis
  • At a wedding you will always see a picture of white-bearded and shiny-pated Fukoruku Jin.

    Japanese Fairy World | William Elliot Griffis
  • So I told Kadrab to say nothing of this, but the idle-pated fellow blabbed it over the city, and it came to the ears of Goorelka.

  • Till his small eyes sparkled with laughter, he looked a mere dull-pated clodpole.

    Old and New London | Walter Thornbury