needled needled  /ˈni dəld/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of trees whose leaves are acerate

Usage(s):

  1. India's Jawaharlal Nehru is like a man who is simultaneously being trampled by an elephant and needled by a mosquitoand goes for the mosquito.
  2. While the speakeasy customers sipped needled beer, the blonde moppets sang and wriggled their way through Black Bottom and other favorite anthems of the year 1926.
  3. World War I had just ended, and the new dance and the girl who invented it sluiced east ward toward Broadway on a rising tide of bathtub gin and needled beer.

News

  • Lions' Morgan ready to fight for job at LB

    Morgan, a New York native and three-year starter at the University of Albany, said one of his first conversations with the Lions the night of the draft was with linebackers coach Matt Burke, an avowed Boston Red Sox fan who needled his new linebacker about his hometown New York Yankees.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

Quotes

  1. "I can honestly say we are sending multiple players out there who are needled up or haven't been able to train during the week," Knights coach Brian Smith told the Herald. "It's not fair on the individual. I understand what the cap is...
    on Jul 18, 2007 By: Brian Smith Source: League HQ

  2. "Bob needled our politicians, pressed his friends in positions of power, and picked up the Democratic Party in order to kick it forward whenever it fell down on its promise to fully support LGBT Americans. Bob Hattoy was truly a person of...
    on Mar 5, 2007 By: Joe Solmonese Source: 365Gay.com

  3. "I just fell on it at training," Hindmarsh said. "I can't even remember what I was doing. I was pretty much doing nothing. To be honest, I don't think it was that bad tonight. I got needled, but in a game like that I think the adrenaline gets...
    on Oct 4, 2009 By: Nathan Hindmarsh Source: Fox Sports

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