matted matted

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) tangled in a dense mass
  2. (adj) not reflecting light; not glossy
  3. (n) a thick flat pad used as a floor covering
  4. (n) mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture
  5. (n) sports equipment consisting of a piece of thick padding on the floor for gymnastic sports
  6. (n) a mass that is densely tangled or interwoven
  7. (n) a master's degree in teaching
  8. (n) the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss
  9. (n) a small pad of material that is used to protect surface from an object placed on it
  10. (v) twist together or entwine into a confusing mass
  11. (v) change texture so as to become matted and felt-like
  12. (adj) not reflecting light; not glossy

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. More than that, they claimed to have the body itself, releasing photos of what appeared to be a mass of matted hair and bloody flesh stuffed into a large freezer.
  2. Like other sannyasis, who abstain from hair-cutting and hair-combing, the two emissaries wore their long hair properly matted and wound round their heads.
  3. Blood matted her hair and her face was swollen and grimy.

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Quotes

  1. "I don't have a little scrunchie on my wrist because that really wouldn't look very nice with my outfit," Patrick joked. "But, yeah, I put it back, put my hair back and it goes underneath the suit. So it's a matted mess when I get done. All...
    on Apr 23, 2008 By: Danica Patrick Source: USA Today

  2. Sanders said local groomers are scheduled to come to the shelter to help bathe and groom the dogs, which are "matted beyond anything I could describe. Their eyes are infected, but the worst thing about them is the fear you see in their eyes."
    on Oct 3, 2008 By: Sanders Source: Benton Courier

  3. "It was 10.30 in the morning and I looked across at Lilli and her hair was all matted, she had her pyjamas on, she had food all over her face, and I'd just got her breakfast for her, which was four slices of fairy bread," Waugh told the annual...
    on Sep 2, 2005 By: Steve Waugh Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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