[ pop-eed ]

  1. covered or adorned with poppies: poppied fields.

  2. affected by or as if by opium; listless.

Origin of poppied

First recorded in 1795–1805; poppy + -ed3

Words Nearby poppied

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How to use poppied in a sentence

  • Blossoms and grass from blood in battle spilt, And poppied corn, I bring.

    Lay Morals | Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Bodies starve and hearts break, but at last there comes "the poppied sleep, the end of all."

    Flowers of Freethought | George W. Foote
  • The drowsy Provence, with its vineyard slopes and poppied fields, warm lighted and still, is akin to Paradise.

    The Car That Went Abroad | Albert Bigelow Paine
  • For within the ring, close to the clustering globes, was a miniature replica of the giant track in the poppied valley!

    The Metal Monster | A. Merritt
  • Behind us our trail was marked by deep, black pits in the forest's green, clean cut and great as the Mark upon the poppied valley.

    The Metal Monster | A. Merritt

British Dictionary definitions for poppied


/ (ˈpɒpɪd) /

  1. covered with poppies

  2. of or relating to the effects of poppies, esp in inducing drowsiness or sleep

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