worsted[ woo s-tid, wur-stid ]SEE DEFINITION OF worsted
Synonyms for worsted
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WORSTED
None—wait; there was a rose pricked out in worsted on one corner.
But should you deliver battle, you will be worsted—and it will be very ill for you.
And as Cyrus sprang on the horse he saw the Egyptians worsted everywhere.
At first our troopers were worsted and driven back a short distance.
She had not merely been swayed by the wind that worsted him.
Though Lieut. D'Hubert had got worsted this time, his sword play was commended.
The brigands were worsted, almost the last man of them dead or dying.
Start sewing with the piece of worsted hanging from the end of the web.
Worsted stuffs were not fulled, but were woven of hand-combed wool.
Brother was so worsted by the frolick yesterday, we did not set off to-day.
woolen fabric made from twisted yarn, late 13c., from Worstead (Old English Wurðestede), town in Norfolk where the cloth originally was made.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR WORSTED
- down in the dumps
- shot down
- taken down