Associations to the word «Loaded»


LOADED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of load
LOADED, adjective. Burdened by some heavy load; packed.
LOADED, adjective. (of a projectile weapon) Having a live round of ammunition in the chamber; armed.
LOADED, adjective. (slang) Possessing great wealth.
LOADED, adjective. (slang) Drunk.
LOADED, adjective. (baseball) Pertaining to a situation where there is a runner at each of the three bases.
LOADED, adjective. (gaming) (of a die or dice) (also used figuratively) Weighted asymmetrically, and so biased to produce predictable throws.
LOADED, adjective. (of a question) Designed to produce a predictable answer, or to lay a trap.
LOADED, adjective. (of a word or phrase) Having strong connotations that colour the literal meaning and are likely to provoke an emotional response. Sometimes used loosely to describe a word that simply has many different meanings.
LOADED, adjective. (of an item offered for sale, especially an automobile) Equipped with numerous options; deluxe.
LOADED DICE, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see loaded,‎ dice.
LOADED DICE, noun. (figuratively) An advantage obtained by manipulating rules or insider influence.
LOADED FOR BEAR, adjective. (idiomatic) Thoroughly equipped, as for a demanding task or confrontation.
LOADED FOR BEAR, adjective. (idiomatic) Mentally prepared for a daunting situation or confrontation.
LOADED LANGUAGE, noun. (idiomatic) (linguistics) language using words, set phrases or idioms that have strong positive or negative connotations beyond their ordinary definitions.
LOADED MARCH, noun. (military) A movement on foot by soldiers who must, in order to satisfy a the requirement of the drill, march long distances at full speed while carrying a full load of supplies.
LOADED MARCH, noun. A loaded march is known as a forced foot march in the US Army.
LOADED WORD, noun. (idiomatic) (linguistics) Any word, set phrase or idiom that has strong positive or negative connotations beyond their ordinary definition.
LOADED WORDS, noun. Plural of loaded word

Dictionary definition

LOADED, adjective. Filled with a great quantity; "a tray loaded with dishes"; "table laden with food"; "`ladened' is not current usage".
LOADED, adjective. (of weapons) charged with ammunition; "a loaded gun".
LOADED, adjective. (of statements or questions) charged with associative significance and often meant to mislead or influence; "a loaded question".
LOADED, adjective. Having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value; "an affluent banker"; "a speculator flush with cash"; "not merely rich but loaded"; "moneyed aristocrats"; "wealthy corporations".
LOADED, adjective. Very drunk.

Wise words

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Mark Twain