adjective South Midland U.S.
Related formsun·fetched, adjective
Definition for fetched (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- an area where ocean waves are being generated by the wind.
- the length of such an area.
- Informal. to arrive or stop.
- Older Use. to raise (children); bring up: She had to fetch up her younger sisters.
- Nautical. (of a vessel) to come to a halt, as by lowering an anchor or running aground; bring up.
Origin of fetch1
Related formsfetch·er, noun
Examples from the Web for fetched
One of them fetched Manuel, nicknamed Barba (Spanish for beard), who was, of course, clean shaven.Cocaine, Politicians and Wives: Inside the World’s Most Bizarre Prison|Jason Batansky|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is pressed deep inside, then more is fetched to mash on top.
He called J.W. Whitten for permission, then fetched the local priest.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis|Richard Ben Cramer|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A 1986 dress worn by Diana fetched $140,000 in London today.
The beautiful pink ‘Princie’ diamond just fetched a record haul at Christie's.Whose $40 Million Diamond Is It? An Italian Family Feud|Barbie Latza Nadeau|April 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The servant who fetched him was marked as a girl well known on the stand.Armadale|Wilkie Collins
He fetched back five o' the seven men that went ashore in the yawl.Pirates' Hope|Francis Lynde
And I've packed up all my things, and your car's come and fetched them, Mr. Naylor.Beaumaroy Home from the Wars|Anthony Hope
By and by we halted again, by another roadside inn, and again Mr. Jope fetched forth and administered insidious drink.The Adventures of Harry Revel|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Shares that had fetched twelve hundred and fifty francs fell to four hundred, though intrinsically they were worth six.The Firm of Nucingen|Honore de Balzac