Idioms about forked
OTHER WORDS FROM forkedfork·ed·ly [fawr-kid-lee], /ˈfɔr kɪd li/, adverbfork·ed·ness, nounun·forked, adjective
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How to use forked in a sentence
Unlike lizards, when snakes collect odor molecules in the air to smell, they oscillate their forked tongues up and down in a blur of rapid motion.
It was during this period that these proto-snakes evolved one of their most iconic traits—a long, flicking, forked tongue.
Omar’s older brother, Nabil, has stayed behind to fight for his country, and it becomes clear that the brothers’ forked paths have caused a rift between them.Limbo Is a Wry and Tender Comedy About Refugees Searching for the Meaning of 'Home'|Stephanie Zacharek|April 30, 2021|Time
The paper apologized and forked over an undisclosed sum in “damages.”Hollywood vs. The Daily Mail: George Clooney and Angelina Jolie Take On The UK's Leanest, Meanest Gossip Machine|Lizzie Crocker, Lloyd Grove|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The investors typically forked over $12,500 or $25,000 to the salesmen, says the complaint.How Four Men Conned People Into Investing in a Jean-Claude Van Damme-Starring WWII Epic|Marlow Stern|February 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They would rather touch their mouths with their little forked instruments than with their fingers.The Strange Way We Eat: Bee Wilson’s ‘Consider the Fork’|Bee Wilson|October 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One commenter summed up these sentiments: forked tongue: You mean you think any of us actually [i]watched[/i] it?Poll Results: Readers Unimpressed by Palin's Today Show Appearance|Ryan Prior|April 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In addition, pension funds forked over $1.7 billion in fees during the 2000s, according to a New York Times study.The Truth About Private Equity: Politicians Need It, Taxpayers Fund It|Nomi Prins|January 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There chanced to be a forked tree close at hand, to which the major rushed and scrambled up with amazing rapidity.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
The next instruments discovered in use among the Indians were straight, hollow reeds and forked canes.
People used to say that she forked the mine better than two of Boulton and Watt's 80-inch cylinder engines.
Out darted his forked tongue in anger, just as two arrows entered his body and ended his life.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
He never left the mine until the engine worked better than ever before, and forked the water to the bottom of the mine.
British Dictionary definitions for forked
- having a fork or forklike parts
- (in combination)two-forked