[ fee-cherd ]
/ ˈfi tʃərd /


made a feature or highlight; given prominence: a featured article; a featured actor.
having features or a certain kind of features (usually used in combination): a well-featured face.
Obsolete. formed; fashioned.

Origin of featured

First recorded in 1375–1425, featured is from the late Middle English word fetured. See feature, -ed3
Related formsmul·ti·fea·tured, adjectivenon·fea·tured, adjectiveun·fea·tured, adjectivewell-fea·tured, adjective

Definition for featured (2 of 2)


[ fee-cher ]
/ ˈfi tʃər /


verb (used with object), fea·tured, fea·tur·ing.

verb (used without object), fea·tured, fea·tur·ing.

to play a major part.

Origin of feature

1350–1400; 1905–10 for def 3; Middle English feture < Anglo-French, Middle French faiture < Latin factūra a making. See fact, -ure
1 Feature, characteristic, peculiarity refer to a distinctive trait of an individual or of a class. Feature suggests an outstanding or marked property that attracts attention: Complete harmony was a feature of the convention. Characteristic means a distinguishing mark or quality (or one of such) always associated in one's mind with a particular person or thing: Defiance is one of his characteristics. Peculiarity means that distinct or unusual characteristic that marks off an individual in the class to which he, she, or it belongs: A blue-black tongue is a peculiarity of the chow chow.
Related formstrans·fea·ture, verb (used with object), trans·fea·tured, trans·fea·tur·ing.un·der·fea·ture, noun
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(in combination) having features as specifiedheavy-featured

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Word Origin for feature

C14: from Anglo-French feture, from Latin factūra a making, from facere to make
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