Adjective "bandaged" definition and examples

(Bandaged may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈbandɪdʒ/

Definitions and examples

noun

A strip of woven material used to bind up a wound or to protect an injured part of the body.
  1. mass noun 'a strip of bandage'
  2. 'She soaked her body again, at the same time soaking the bandage over her wound.'
  3. 'Tourniquets, ligatures, and compression bandages should not be used.'
  4. 'With treatment, Cara is able to play outside and with friends without being wrapped in bandages to protect her.'
  5. 'Pei said that qualified doctors would have protected the wound with a bandage rather than cotton material.'
  6. 'Now it is swathed in bandages, and looking pretty sorry for itself.'
  7. 'As with normal blisters, it is important to keep the area clean and dry, and protect it with a sterile bandage to prevent infection.'
  8. 'Giles looked down at the huge, white bulbous bandages swathing her arms and legs.'
  9. 'There were bandages holding pads to the side of my head, more around my torso and the stinging line across my bicep.'
  10. 'After this, compression bandages must be worn for a specified number of days.'
  11. 'Apply an antibiotic ointment and cover the wound with an adhesive bandage or gauze.'

verb

Bind (a wound or a part of the body) with a protective strip of material.
  1. 'This same someone had also cleaned his wound and bandaged it with another piece of clean cloth.'
  2. 'I got up and helped Annie and Amy into the Aids office were I cleaned and bandaged their wounds.'
  3. 'Like last time, Aero bandaged her foot but with some cream as well to soothe her ankle a bit.'
  4. 'He bandaged her wounds with bits of his clothing and picked her up into his arms.'
  5. 'Marie bandaged the wound and told us to go away and let her deal with her patient.'
  6. 'His girlfriend's feet have been heavily bandaged due to all the cuts and they are all covered in bruises and bites.'
  7. 'Ethan had finished the procedure after I'd passed out and Fluffy was already bandaged up and in the recovery cot.'
  8. 'Among them were wounded and bandaged soldiers aboard a clearly marked hospital bus.'
  9. 'I bandaged it reasonably firmly and pulled the joint support over it.'
  10. 'Sure enough, there was the wound, but someone had bandaged it, quite expertly too.'

More definitions

1. a strip of cloth or other material used to bind up a wound, sore, sprain, etc.

2. anything used as a band or ligature. verb (used with object), bandaged, bandaging.

3. to bind or cover with a bandage: to bandage the ankles of a football player to prevent sprains. verb (used without object), bandaged, bandaging.

4. to put a bandage on a wound, sprain, etc.: Apply some iodine before you bandage.

More examples(as adjective)

"hands can be bandaged."

"heads can be bandaged."

"legs can be bandaged."

"fingers can be bandaged."

"arms can be bandaged."

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Origin

(bandage)Late 16th century: from French, from bande (see band).