helmeted helmeted  /ˈhɛl mə tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) equipped with or wearing a helmet

Usage(s):

  1. Everett's helmeted head made contact with the hard plastic of Hixon's shoulder pad, and he immediately dropped to the ground, his spinal cord shocked by the impact.
  2. The number of participants ranging from legions of helmeted jet pilots to policewomen in white go-go boots to students waving colored placards will be the largest ever.
  3. Fearing a full-scale revolt, government officials protect their homes with sandbags and helmeted troops; soldiers guard all important bridges and public buildings.

News

  • Russian protesters march as Putin seeks firmer political footing

    By Gabriela Baczynska and Alexei Anishchuk MOSCOW (Reuters) - Thousands of Russians marched through Moscow demanding Vladimir Putin resign on Wednesday, as the president took the helm of a loyalist movement designed to broaden his power base. With helmeted riot police looking on, some 10,000 protesters chanted "Russia without Putin!" and called for the release of activists who face long jail ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "Our strategy is that we want AU forces to be complemented and blue-helmeted - in other words, the United Nations should be invited in. We talked about how best to get that done in order to save lives. Obviously, there is still a lot of work to be...
    on Jul 20, 2006 By: President Bush Source: FOXNews

  2. "We have been looking carefully at the possibility of a multinational force, perhaps authorized by the Security Council, but not a UN-helmeted force," John Bolton said.
    on Jul 23, 2006 By: John Bolton Source: USA Today

  3. "The Sudanese government needs to follow through on what it agreed to do," said Sean McCormack. "If there's a peace agreement in Darfur, then it would allow a blue-helmeted force into Darfur. We would expect that that would happen. And we are...
    on Aug 28, 2006 By: Sean McCormack Source: Blogger News Network (blog)

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