- having bars or stripes
- closed off with bars
- forbidden or excluded
Barred prison windows.
- The definition of barred refers to something that has at least one sturdy metal or wooden rod or plank, or to something that has bands of different colors on it.
- An example of barred is a jail cell.
- An example of barred is a red and white striped fabric.
- Barred means something was prevented from happening, or that something like metal or wood was placed over a door to prevent entry.
An example of barred is when someone blocks a door so you may not enter a premises.
Marked with bars or stripes: barred prison cells; barred plumage on a bird.
(comparative more barred, superlative most barred)
- simple past tense and past participle of bar
- He barred the door at evening.
- They slammed and barred the door behind them.
- The third, the two-barred crossbill (L.
- But the peace of Antalcidas dissolved this connexion, and barred Argive pretensions to control all Argolis.
- He entered with a bow and stood aside, waiting as she barred the door again.
- This gap affords a passage to the winds which elsewhere are barred by the hills of the Ghat chain.