(adjective, verb)


1. filled with a great quantity

- a tray loaded with dishes

Similar word(s): full, laden, ladened

2. (of weapons) charged with ammunition

- a loaded gun

Similar word(s): live, undischarged, unexploded

3. (of statements or questions) charged with associative significance and often meant to mislead or influence

- a loaded question

Similar word(s): discriminatory, prejudiced

4. having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value

- not merely rich but loaded

Similar word(s): rich, affluent, flush, moneyed, substantial, wealthy

5. very drunk

Similar word(s): drunk, gone, inebriated, intoxicated, ripped, besotted, blotto, cockeyed, crocked, fuddled, pixilated, plastered, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tight, wet

Sentences with loaded as an adjective:

- Let's leave the TV; the car is loaded already.

- No funny business; this heater's loaded!

- He sold his business a couple of years ago and is just loaded.

- By the end of the evening, the guests in the club were really loaded.

- It's bottom of the ninth, the bases are loaded and there are two outs.

- He was playing with loaded dice and won a fortune.

- That interviewer is tricky; he asks loaded questions.

- "Ignorant" is a loaded word, often implying lack of intelligence rather than just lack of knowledge.

- She went all out; her new car is loaded.


1. simple past tense and past participle of load