HyperDic: forked

English > 2 senses of the word forked:
ADJECTIVEallforked, bifurcate, biramous, branched, fork-like, forficate, pronged, prongyresembling a fork
allforked, doublehaving two meanings with intent to deceive
forked > pronunciation
Soundsfao'rkt
English > forked: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningresembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches.
Examples
  • "a forked river"
  • "a forked tail"
  • "forked lightning"
Synonymsbifurcate, biramous, branched, fork-like, forficate, pronged, prongy
Broaderdividedseparated into parts or pieces
Spanishahorquillado, bífido, bifurcado, ramificado, ramoso
Catalanbífid, bifurcat, ramificat, ramós, ramut
English > forked: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving two meanings with intent to deceive.
Example "spoke with forked tongue"
Synonymdouble
Broaderequivocal, ambiguousopen to two or more interpretations
Spanishambiguo, engañoso
Catalanenganyós

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