dented dented  /ˈdɛn tɪd/


  • (adj) of metal e.g.



  1. Nothing has dented Rudd's popularity.
  2. Government investigators indicate that, as originally intended, RICO has significantly dented the operations of organized crime.
  3. Martha Stewart was dented and scuffed.


  1. Action 9: Woman says landlord refused to cut down dead tree

    A massive tree in a Gastonia woman’s yard threatened the safety of her and her kids after it was deemed dead. It could have fallen at any moment, but the landlord said he wouldn’t pay for it to be removed. Danielle Terry showed Action 9 reporter Don Griffin part of the dead tree that fell and totaled her SUV. “All the glasses are broke. This is dented in; basically the tree fell directly on the ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WSOC-TV Charlotte

  2. Copper futures tumble more than 1% on World Bank outlook - Copper futures fell sharply to re-approach a five-week low on Thursday, as the industrial metal's appeal was dented after the world bank cut its global growth outlook. Copper
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Soccer-No alarm bells despite poor showings by German youth

    By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN, June 13 (Reuters) - The image of Germany's much-praised youth system was dented this week when the country's Under-21 team completed a poor European showing for their junior squads, but soccer officials say there are no alarm bells ringing. Tournament favourites Germany went out of the European championships in Israel with two consecutive defeats before a futile 2-1 ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News


  1. "British public opinion has been dented by the level of losses that we have received, but we cannot run a campaign like this off the back of an opinion poll," Defence Secretary Bob Ainsworth said.
    on Nov 8, 2009 By: Bob Ainsworth Source: Gulf Daily News

  2. "Our confidence, our finances, our exports and our banks have been dented," Finance Minister Brian Lenihan said in the parliament in Dublin today.
    on Apr 7, 2009 By: Brian Lenihan Source: Bloomberg

  3. "International investors will be scared to invest in Nigeria, and those willing to do so will request for the most stringent conditions, and Nigeria's international image will be highly dented as a country without the political will to cooperate in...
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Goodluck Jonathan Source: NEXT

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