having prongs (often used in combination): a four-pronged fork.
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How to use pronged in a sentence
This two-pronged approach packs an added punch in campaigns, she said.‘More comfortable with the uncomfortable’: 2021 promises an uneasy sense of déjà vu for advertisers | Seb Joseph | February 1, 2021 | Digiday
As part of Sephora’s multi-pronged approach to re-engage customers of color, it’s updating its zero-tolerance policy to make sure staff who exhibit racially-biased behavior are investigated consistently.
Elizabeth Howard, senior counsel at the Brennan Center for Justice, describes it as a two-pronged approach.Guess which states saw the most election disinformation in 2020 | Tate Ryan-Mosley | December 16, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Solving this massive and multi-pronged problem begins with connection.
There’s no single answer for what’s going on, but most pawnbrokers and experts have a two-pronged explanation.It’s easy to assume pawnshops are doing great in the pandemic. It’s also wrong. | Emily Stewart | November 30, 2020 | Vox
Plouffe, it should be noted, is just one part of a multi-pronged political operation.Uber Hires Ex-Obama Campaign Manager to Help Fight 'Big Taxi Cartel' | Olivia Nuzzi | August 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But the list is an indication of the rapid expansion of the multi-pronged American campaign in Iraq.
A senior administration official described it as “a multi-pronged attack across hundreds of kilometers in northern Iraq.”Obama’s Iraq Plan Has a Killer Flaw—and Airstrikes Alone May Not Save It | Jacob Siegel | August 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They had a two-pronged invasion strategy: Kill everybody and steal everything.Russian History Is on Our Side: Putin Will Surely Screw Himself | P. J. O’Rourke | May 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This time around, says Brandon, FreedomWorks has a three-pronged mission.With Incumbents To Protect, The Tea Party Is Now Playing Defense | Michelle Cottle | March 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He flung his three-pronged hook over the high wall which separated Azalea Lodge from the empty house.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3) | Charles James Wills
Pent up forces in the west were loosed, and Neptune, deity of the ocean, with his three-pronged trident stalked abroad.The Harris-Ingram Experiment | Charles E. Bolton
Just run a green switch through the gills and lay it across on two pronged sticks stuck up on each side of the fire.The Carter Girls' Week-End Camp | Nell Speed
The votary pays his five centimes and is armed by the presiding genius of the place with a huge two-pronged iron fork.In the Days of My Youth | Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
They run ort as tho Satun hisself was arter them with a red hot ten pronged pitchfork.The Complete Works of Artemus Ward | Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)