how to pronounce wired


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wired is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of wired in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… universe but we are hard-wired to see …”

meanings of wired


  1. Being three of a kind as the first three cards in seven card stud.
  2. Reinforced, supported, tied or bound with wire.
  3. Being a pair in seven card stud with one face up and one face down.
  4. Very excited, overstimulated; high-strung.
  5. Connected to the Internet; online.
  6. Equipped with wires, so as to connect to a power source or to other electric or electronic equipment; connected by wires.
  7. Having wiry feathers.
  8. Equipped with hidden electronic eavesdropping devices.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of wire.

wired frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word wired occurs in english on average 5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics wired can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that wired can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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