knotted knotted  /ˈnɑ tɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a tight cluster of people or things
  2. (n) any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object
  3. (n) a hard cross-grained round piece of wood in a board where a branch emerged
  4. (n) something twisted and tight and swollen
  5. (n) a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude
  6. (n) soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design
  7. (n) a sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere
  8. (v) make into knots; make knots out of
  9. (v) tie or fasten into a knot
  10. (v) tangle or complicate
  11. (adj) tied with a knot
  12. (adj) used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots

Usage(s):

  1. She is wearing a Kelly green knit skirt, which is peeled down over her belly, and a Paisley shirt knotted above her waist.
  2. No car-chase thrills here, merely the gathering of string, knotted together to lasso the perpetrator, who is the guy everyone thought it was all along.
  3. Then Otoya Yamaguchi, 17, tore his bed sheet into strips, knotted them into a rope, stood up on a toilet bowl and hanged himself from the light fixture in the ceiling.

News

  1. NBA Finals 2013: Adjustments Each Coach Must Make in Pivotal Game 3

    After two enjoyable games in South Beach, the NBA Finals are headed to the great state of Texas all knotted up at one apiece. After San Antonio came away with an impressive Game 1 victory, Miami came roaring back in Game 2 with the blowout win. The Spurs and Heat find themselves tied up with the next three games in San Antonio. Saying Game 3 is pivotal would be an understatement. In NBA Finals ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. LeBron, Parker favorites to win NBA Finals MVP

    The NBA Finals are knotted at 1-1 heading to San Antonio for the next three games. Oddsmakers at CarbonSports.ag have priced out the finals' biggest impact players, setting Heat forward and NBA MVP LeBron James as a -200 front runner to win the Bill...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Covers.com

  3. NBA Playoff Schedule 2013: Biggest X-Factor for Both Teams in Game 3

    Knotted up at one game apiece, the Miami Heat will visit the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, June 11, for a pivotal Game 3 that will give one team a huge advantage in the NBA Finals. According to ESPN Stats & Info, since the start of the NBA's 2-3-2 format in 1985, the team that wins Game 3 goes on to win the series 92.3 percent of the time : Trends are meant to be broken, but it's clear the team ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "It knotted up on me," Bay said. "My left leg hit his butt. We'll see how I feel tomorrow."
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Jason Bay Source: ESPN

  2. "He felt a little sore during the game, not much," Reid said. "It tightened up on him yesterday; it really knotted up on him. We tried to get it out of there, but we weren't as successful as we wanted to be. We'll let him rest today and see...
    on Sep 21, 2005 By: Andy Reid Source: SportingNews.com

  3. "Women have always been used as objects to whip up desires in films. Earlier, they were asked to drop their pallus and asked to wear knotted, backless blouses. It is only since nineties, that films like Raaz, Murder, Jism which were deliberately...
    on May 24, 2008 By: Mahesh Bhatt Source: Hindu

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