(comparative more studded, superlative most studded)
- Having studs.
- She had studded boots.
- Use of studded tires is regulated in most countries.
Variant of stud
- any of a series of small knobs or rounded nailheads used to ornament a surface, as of leather
- a small, buttonlike device with a smaller button or shank on the back, inserted in a shirt front as an ornament or fastener
- any of a number of upright pieces in the outer or inner walls of a building, to which panels, siding, laths, etc. are nailed
- a metal crossbar bracing a link, as in a chain cable
- a projecting pin or peg used as a support, pivot, stop, etc. or, as in an automobile tire, to increase traction on ice
- a screw threaded at each end, used in fastening metal to metal or concrete
- an earring consisting of a small ornament, as a gem, on a metal post that passes through a hole in the ear lobe, held in place by a fastener that attaches behind the earin full stud earring
Origin of studMiddle English stode ; from Old English studu, column, pillar, post, akin to Old Norse stoth, German stützen, to prop ; from Indo-European an unverified form stūt- ; from base an unverified form stā-, to stand