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Meaning of CORNERED

Pronunciation:  'kornurd

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  forced to turn and face attackers; "a stag at bay"; "she had me cornered between the porch and her car"; "like a trapped animal"

CORNERED is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: at bay(p), trapped, treed, unfree



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cor"nered\ (-n?rd), p. a.
1 Having corners or angles.

2. In a possition of great difficulty; brought to bay.

Thesaurus Terms
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