Related formsun·stacked, adjectivewell-stacked, adjective
Definition for stacked (2 of 2)
- a given quantity of chips that can be bought at one time, as in poker or other gambling games.
- the quantity of chips held by a player at a given point in a gambling game.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- Aviation. to control the flight patterns of airplanes waiting to land at an airport so that each circles at a designated altitude.
- Informal. to compare; measure up (often followed by against): How does the movie stack up against the novel?
- Informal. to appear plausible or in keeping with the known facts: Your story just doesn't stack up.
Origin of stack
Related formsstack·er, nounstack·less, adjectivere·stack, verb (used with object)un·stack, adjective, verb
Examples from the Web for stacked
Stacked cylinders form a base beneath her feet and loosely roll about as she juggles objects and weaves in and out of hula-hoops.
Well Newsies is stacked with former So You Think You Can Dance dancers.Nigel Lythgoe on How to Save Reality TV, ‘On the Town,’ and ‘Brokeback Ballroom’|Kevin Fallon|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As for the paintings that came from the most important collections in Paris, these were stacked up at the German Embassy.My Grandfather's War: Recovering the Art the Nazis Stole|Anne Sinclair|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pallets of produce and food parcels are stacked shoulder-high.Scotland’s ‘Yes’ Campaign and the Myth of Scottish Equality|Noah Caldwell|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Faulkner, Whitman, and Dickinson did not labor in vain; their books live on, horizontally, stacked like bricks in a display case.A Teacher Returns to the Classroom and Gets Schooled|Nick Romeo|September 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Emma dried her dishes as carefully as she had washed them and stacked them in the cupboard.The Lost Wagon|James Arthur Kjelgaard
Stacked against the outside wall were hundreds of freshly printed newspapers ready for distribution.Swamp Island|Mildred A. Wirt
The third and fourth were open cars, stacked high with machinery.Consignment|Alan E. Nourse
One morning, at drill-call, the men in my own company marched out and stacked their arms, refusing to drill.Thirteen Months in the Rebel Army|William G. Stevenson
The cotton has been picked and stacked for drying on the tops of the sheds.
British Dictionary definitions for stacked (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for stacked (2 of 2)
Derived Formsstackable, adjectivestacker, noun
Word Origin for stack
Science definitions for stacked
Idioms and Phrases with stacked
In addition to the idioms beginning with stack
- stack the cards
- stack up
- blow one's top (stack)
- cards are stacked
- needle in a haystack
- swear on a stack of bibles