lacerated lacerated

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) irregularly slashed and jagged as if torn
  2. (adj) having edges that are jagged from injury

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. His passage leaves a boiling wake of lacerated egos, but it also leaves a feeling, even among the lacerated, that something special has happened.
  2. Reportedly, he wore jeans and a dirty T shirt, and dripped blood on the royal bedclothes from a lacerated hand.
  3. Such a person would be lacerated by the assorted boozehounds and pill poppers of talk radio.

News

  1. Police: Three Children Struck By SUV In Huntington Station

    A 3-year-old girl suffered a lacerated finger, an 11-year-old girl suffered a minor head injury, and 6-year-old boy was hospitalized with a serious head injury, authorities said.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: CBS New York

  2. NYPD K9 Dog's Teeth Broken By Brawling Subway Passenger

    Yesterday morning, a member of the NYPD Transit Bureau's K9 team was injured while helping his human partner respond to a subway brawl on a subway platform. Bear was kicked in the mouth by a 22-year-old woman—four of the German shepherd's teeth were damaged and his tongue was lacerated. [ more › ]
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Gothamist

  3. JPSO: 13-year-old Terrytown boy booked with murder of his 5-year-old sister

    The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested a 13-year-old Terrytown boy and booked him with the murder of his 5-year-old sister. Devalon Armstrong inflicted several injuries upon the girl -- including broken ribs, internal bleeding and a lacerated liver --...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Quotes

  1. "The results of Alex's MRI came in late last night," executive producer and judge Nigel Lythgoe said at the end of the show. "Alex has suffered a lacerated Achilles tendon."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Nigel Lythgoe Source: FOXNews

  2. Asked where he would draw the line on playing through pain, veteran Brendan Shanahan said, "I would say a lacerated spleen is where you draw the line. So you sit the next one out. But if (the series) goes seven . . . Sean gets a lot of attention for...
    on Apr 30, 2008 By: Brendan Shanahan Source: Vancouver Sun

  3. "Over the last day and a half I have been attacked and lacerated by the Opposition for expressing my view, but the leader of the Opposition does not have the guts to express his," Mr Howard said.
    on Feb 12, 2007 By: John Howard Source: NEWS.com.au

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