forked forked  /ˈfɔrkt/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
  2. (adj) having two meanings with intent to deceive

Usage(s):

  1. The thing has a long, skinny forked tongue with yellow stripes.
  2. This year, the northeastern province of Liaoning forked out an estimated $13 million on metal detectors and cameras to discourage would-be cheaters.
  3. But the road forked somewhere, dividing those most directly affected from everyone else.

News

  1. Richardson creates stir with $10 million donation

    After shaking down the City of Charlotte for $87.5 million to help fund upgrades at Bank of American Stadium, Panthers owner Jerry Richardson has forked over $10 million to apply his name to another football venue. And some folks in Charlotte understandably are miffed. Richardon’s donation to UNC Charlotte will result in the Charlotte 49ers…
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk

  2. This $10 Knife comes with a $25 Gift Card

    Buy a Furi Crocodile Knife on eBay for $10 (free shipping), get a $25 Restaurant.com gift card. The knife has a multi-purpose 8-inch blade with a forked nose, ideal for flipping steaks on a pan or...        
    on June 10, 2013     Source: I4U

Quotes

  1. "The guy going to net the hardest is Toews," said Vigneault. "He's pitch-forked and run Louie and everything you need to do to create offence and on top of that, he's a real skilled player. We know what we need to do here and we're confident...
    on May 7, 2010 By: Alain Vigneault Source: Montreal Gazette

  2. "A fearful black cloud was rent by forked and quivering bursts of flame, and parted to reveal great tongues of fire. ...... Darkness fell, not the dark of a moonless or cloudy night, but as if the lamp had been put out in a dark room," wrote...
    on Oct 20, 2005 By: Pliny the Younger Source: Santa Fe New Mexican

  3. "The Egyptians are speaking with a forked tongue," Public Security Minister Avi Dichter told the radio.
    on Aug 27, 2007 By: Avi Dichter Source: CBS News

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