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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [felt]
    • /fɛlt/
    • /ˈfɪltɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [felt]
    • /fɛlt/

Definitions of felted word

  • verb felted simple past tense and past participle of feel. 1
  • noun felted a nonwoven fabric of wool, fur, or hair, matted together by heat, moisture, and great pressure. 1
  • noun felted any article made of this material, as a hat. 1
  • noun felted any matted fabric or material, as a mat of asbestos fibers, rags, or old paper, used for insulation and in construction. 1
  • adjective felted pertaining to or made of felt. 1
  • verb with object felted to make into felt; mat or press together. 1

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Origin of felted

First appearance:

before 1000
One of the 6% oldest English words
before 1000; Middle English, Old English; cognate with German Filz; see filter

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Parts of speech for Felted


felted popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 100% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for felted

verb felted

  • dishevel — to let down, as hair, or wear or let hang in loose disorder, as clothing.
  • twine — a strong thread or string composed of two or more strands twisted together.
  • twist — to combine, as two or more strands or threads, by winding together; intertwine.
  • snarl — to become tangled; get into a tangle.
  • braid — Braid is a narrow piece of decorated cloth or twisted threads, which is used to decorate clothes or curtains.

noun felted

  • coated — covered with an outer layer, film, etc

Antonyms for felted

verb felted

  • untangle — to bring out of a tangled state; disentangle; unsnarl.
  • straighten — make straight
  • untwist — to untangle
  • uncomplicate — to make complex, intricate, involved, or difficult: His recovery from the operation was complicated by an allergic reaction.

Top questions with felted

  • what is felted?
  • what is needle felted?
  • how to make felted soap?
  • how to make felted animals?
  • what is felted wool?
  • how to make felted wool flowers?

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