Wadded vs Waded - What's the difference?

wadded | waded |


As verbs the difference between wadded and waded

is that wadded is (wad) while waded is (wade).

wadded

English

Verb

(head)
  • (wad)

  • wad

    English

    (wikipedia wad)

    Alternative forms

    * (l) (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An amorphous, compact mass.
  • Our cat loves to play with a small wad of paper.
  • A substantial pile (normally of money).
  • With a wad of cash like that, she should not have been walking round Manhattan
  • 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.
  • Derived terms

    * (ejaculate) blow one's wad, shoot one's wad

    See also

    * (Wad)

    Verb

    (wadd)
  • To crumple or crush into a compact, amorphous shape or ball.
  • She wadded up the scrap of paper and threw it in the trash.
  • (Ulster) To wager.
  • To insert or force a wad into.
  • to wad a gun
  • To stuff or line with some soft substance, or wadding, like cotton.
  • to wad a cloak

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    waded

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (wade)
  • Anagrams

    *

    wade

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) wadan'', from (etyl) "to go". Cognates include Latin ''vadere "go, walk; rush" (whence English invade, evade).

    Verb

    (wad)
  • to walk through water or something that impedes progress.
  • * Milton
  • So eagerly the fiend / With head, hands, wings, or feet, pursues his way, / And swims, or sinks, or wades , or creeps, or flies.
  • * 1918 , (Edgar Rice Burroughs), Chapter VIII
  • 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 progress with difficulty
  • to wade through a dull book
  • * Dryden
  • And wades through fumes, and gropes his way.
  • * Davenant
  • The king's admirable conduct has waded through all these difficulties.
  • to walk through (water or similar impediment); to pass through by wading
  • wading swamps and rivers
  • To enter recklessly.
  • to wade into a fight or a debate

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • an act of wading
  • Etymology 2

    Noun

    (-)
  • (Mortimer)
    (Webster 1913)

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