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English definition of “loaded”

loaded

adjective  /ˈloʊ·dɪd/ us  

loaded adjective (NOT FAIR)

not fair, esp. by being especially helpful to one side and not the other, or (of a question) by intentionally using words that will likely produce a particular answer: The questions in this debate were so loaded that they always got the answers they expected.

loaded adjective (RICH)

infml having a lot of money; rich: The guy never spends a dime but believe me, he’s loaded.

loaded adjective (PUT INTO)

[not gradable] (of a piece of equipment) filled or supplied with something it needs to make it work : a loaded gun (= one with bullets in it)
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