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English definition of “loaded”

loaded

adjective uk   /ˈləʊ.dɪd/ us    /ˈloʊ-/

loaded adjective (FULL)

a loaded gun has bullets in it: It's dangerous to leave a loaded gun lying around.Full

loaded adjective (NOT FAIR)

not fair, especially by being helpful to one person instead of another: It seems that the report is loaded in favour of the developers.Unfairness and favouring someone unfairlyJustice and fairness loaded question a question that has particular words chosen to suggest the answer that is wanted: A survey should avoid asking loaded questions. Meaning and significanceTypifying, illustrating and exemplifying

loaded adjective (RICH)

[after verb] informal rich: He inherited the family business - he must be loaded!Wealthiness and wealthy

loaded adjective (DRUNK)

[after verb] mainly US slang drunk: What a party - everyone was loaded!Drunkenness and sobriety
(Definition of loaded from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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