wired

[ wahyuhrd ]
/ waɪərd /

adjective

QUIZZES

WHO SAID IT: A QUIZ ON PRESIDENTIAL WIT AND WISDOM

Think you know your presidents? Take this quiz and see if you can match the style, wit, and ideology of these memorable lines to the right POTUS.
Question 1 of 9
“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”

Origin of wired

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at wire, -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM wired

well-wired, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for wired

British Dictionary definitions for wired

wired
/ (waɪəd) /

adjective informal

edgy from stimulant intake
excited, nervous, or tense
using computers to send and receive information, esp via the internet
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012