Adjective "Barricaded" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Barricaded


    Definition:

    1. a defensive barrier hastily constructed, as in a street, to stop an enemy.

    2. any barrier that obstructs passage. verb (used with object), barricaded, barricading.

    3. to obstruct or block with a barricade: barricading the streets to prevent an attack.

    4. to shut in and defend with or as if with a barricade: The rebels had barricaded themselves in the old city.

    Origin:
    barricade

    Examples:

    "deputies can be barricaded in buildings."

    "insides can be barricaded."

    "embassies can be barricaded."

    "subjects can be barricaded."

    "roads can be barricaded."

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