- having (a specified kind of) facial features: broad-featured
- ☆ given special prominence as a main attraction
- Given special prominence, attention, or publicity: a featured item at a sale.
- Having a specified kind of facial features. Often used in combination: sharp-featured; plain-featured.
(comparative more featured, superlative most featured)
- displayed with special treatment
- This month's featured products are on the first page of the catalogue.
- (in combination) Having features of a particular kind.
- the broad-featured son of a farmer
- Past participle of feature
Variant of feature
- Archaic the make, shape, form, or appearance of a person or thing
- Obsolete attractive appearance; physical beauty
- the form or look of the face; facial appearance
- any of the parts of the face, as the eyes, nose, mouth, etc.
- a distinct or outstanding part, quality, or characteristic of something
- ☆ a prominently displayed or publicized attraction, as at an entertainment or sale
- ☆ a special story, article, etc. in a newspaper or magazine, often prominently displayed
- ☆ a film, usually fictional, running more than 34 minutes, esp. as the main presentation in a theater
Origin of featureMiddle English feture ; from Old French faiture ; from Classical Latin factura, a making, formation ; from past participle of facere, to make, do
transitive verbfeatured, featuring
- ☆ to give prominence to; make a feature of
- to sketch or show the features of
- to be a feature of
- ☆ Slang to conceive of; imagine
- Dialectal to look like; favor
to have a prominent part