Adjective "Pinioned" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Pinioned


    Definition:

    1. the distal or terminal segment of the wing of a bird consisting of the carpus, metacarpus, and phalanges.

    2. the wing of a bird.

    3. a feather.

    4. the flight feathers collectively. verb (used with object)

    5. to cut off the pinion of (a wing) or bind (the wings), as in order to prevent a bird from flying.

    6. to disable or restrain (a bird) in such a manner.

    7. to bind (a person's arms or hands) so they cannot be used.

    8. to disable (someone) in such a manner; shackle. 9. to bi

    Origin:
    pinion

    Examples:

    "people can be pinioned by looks."

    "people can be pinioned."

    "values can be pinioned."

    "limbs can be pinioned."

    "hands can be pinioned."

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