Wadded vs Waded - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between wadded and waded
is that wadded
) while waded
* (l) (obsolete)
An amorphous, compact mass.
A substantial pile (normally of money).
- Our cat loves to play with a small wad of paper.
A soft plug or seal, particularly as used between the powder and pellets in a shotgun cartridge.
(slang) A sandwich.
(vulgar, slang) An ejaculate of semen.
(mineralogy) Any black manganese oxide or hydroxide mineral rich rock in the oxidized zone of various ore deposits.
- With a wad of cash like that, she should not have been walking round Manhattan
* (ejaculate) blow one's wad, shoot one's wad
To crumple or crush into a compact, amorphous shape or ball.
(Ulster) To wager.
To insert or force a wad into.
- She wadded up the scrap of paper and threw it in the trash.
To stuff or line with some soft substance, or wadding, like cotton.
- to wad a gun
- to wad a cloak
From (etyl) wadan'', from (etyl) "to go". Cognates include Latin ''vadere "go, walk; rush" (whence English invade, evade).
to walk through water or something that impedes progress.
* 1918 , (Edgar Rice Burroughs), Chapter VIII
- So eagerly the fiend / With head, hands, wings, or feet, pursues his way, / And swims, or sinks, or wades , or creeps, or flies.
to progress with difficulty
- After breakfast the men set out to hunt, while the women went to a large pool of warm water covered with a green scum and filled with billions of tadpoles. They waded in to where the water was about a foot deep and lay down in the mud. They remained there from one to two hours and then returned to the cliff.
- to wade through a dull book
- And wades through fumes, and gropes his way.
to walk through (water or similar impediment); to pass through by wading
- The king's admirable conduct has waded through all these difficulties.
To enter recklessly.
- wading swamps and rivers
- to wade into a fight or a debate