Forked - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fɔːrkt|  American pronunciation of the word forked
Brit.  |fɔːkt|  British pronunciation of the word forked
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto fork
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto fork

adjective

- resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches(syn: bifurcate, biramous, branched, forficate, fork-like, pronged, prongy)

a forked river
a forked tail
forked lightning

- having two meanings with intent to deceive(syn: double)

spoke with forked tongue

Examples

a bird with a deeply forked tail

the forked tongue of a snake

Snakes have forked tongues.

They forked the hay into the loft.

The path forked off in two directions.

He forked some bacon into his mouth.

In November, the soil should be forked over.

She forked her fingers

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