[ ringd ]
See synonyms for ringed on Thesaurus.com
  1. having or wearing a ring or rings.

  2. marked or decorated with or as if with a ring or rings.

  1. surrounded by or as if by a ring or rings.

  2. formed of or with rings; ringlike or annular: a ringed growth.

  3. Armor. noting armor having rings sewn side by side to a flexible backing.

Origin of ringed

before 900; Middle English; Old English hringed;see ring1, -ed3, -ed2

Words Nearby ringed

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use ringed in a sentence

  • The sum of the numbers corresponding to the pegs ringed counts toward the final score.

  • He certainly could offer little threat to the company, yet they ringed him in, weapons ready, watching his every move.

    Star Born | Andre Norton
  • The moon, ringed by a halo, shone like an opal in the milk-white sky.

    The Child of Pleasure | Gabriele D'Annunzio
  • A Zulu was approaching them down the road, a tall man, ringed, and clad in a long overcoat.

    Forging the Blades | Bertram Mitford
  • The latter shakes and quivers for a moment like a line with a heavy fish at the end; then the ringed head rises.

    The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley | Bertram Mitford

British Dictionary definitions for ringed


/ (rɪŋd) /

  1. displaying ringlike markings

  2. having or wearing a ring

  1. formed by rings; annular

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012