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Meaning of CORNERED

Pronunciation:  'kornurd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 
 Definition: 
\Cor"nered\ (-n?rd), p. a.
1 Having corners or angles.

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

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: akimbo, angular, at bay, aux abois, bent, between two fires, crooked, crotched, endangered, forked, furcal, furcate, geniculate, geniculated, hooked, imperiled, in a corner, in a predicament, in danger, in desperate case, in extremis, in jeopardy, jagged, jeopardized, knee-shaped, on the spot, pointed, sawtooth, saw-toothed, serrate, sharp, sharp-cornered, threatened, treed, up a stump, up a tree, V-shaped, Y-shaped, zigzag
 

 

 

 

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