1 filled with a great quantity; "a tray loaded with dishes"; "table laden with food"; "`ladened' is not current usage" [syn: laden, ladened]
2 (of weapons) charged with ammunition; "a loaded gun" [ant: unloaded]
3 (of statements or questions) charged with associative significance and often meant to mislead or influence; "a loaded question"
4 having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value; "an affluent banker"; "a speculator flush with cash"; "not merely rich but loaded"; "moneyed aristocrats"; "wealthy corporations" [syn: affluent, flush, moneyed, wealthy]
5 very drunk [syn: besotted, blind drunk, blotto, crocked, cockeyed, fuddled, pie-eyed, pissed, pixilated, plastered, potty, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tiddly, tiddley, tight, tipsy, wet]
- Burdened by some
- Let's leave the TV; the car is loaded already.
- In the context of "of a projectile weapon": Charged with
- No funny business; this heater's loaded!
- Possessing great wealth.
- He sold his business a couple of years ago and is just loaded.
- By the end of the evening, the guests at the wedding reception were really loaded.
- Pertaining to a situation where there is a runner at each of
the three bases.
- It's bottom of the ninth, the bases are loaded and there are two outs.
- In the context of "gaming": Of a die or dice, biased to produce predictable
- He was playing with loaded dice and won a fortune.
- In the context of "of a question": Designed to produce a
predictable answer, or to lay a trap.
- That interviewer is tricky; he asks loaded questions.
- In the context of "of a word or phrase": Having strong connotations that colour the
literal meaning and are likely to provoke an emotional response.
Sometimes used loosely to describe a word that simply has many
- "Ignorant" is a loaded word, often implying lack of intelligence rather than just lack of knowledge.
- In the context of "of an item offered for sale, especially an
automobile": Equipped with numerous options; deluxe.
- She went all out; her new car is loaded.
charged with ammunition
Designed to produce a predictable answer, or to lay a trap
- Finnish: johdatteleva
Loaded may refer to:
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loaded in Swedish: Loaded
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