English edit

An eagle displayed, in heraldry.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /dɪsˈpleɪd/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪd

Verb edit


  1. simple past and past participle of display

Adjective edit

displayed (comparative more displayed, superlative most displayed)

  1. Spread out; unfurled.
    • 1955, William Golding, The Inheritors, Faber and Faber, published 2005, page 11:
      They threw him round the displayed roots of the beeches, leapt when a puddle of water lay across the trail.
  2. Spread open to view; shown off.
  3. (heraldry) With wings unfurled.
  4. (typography) Set with lines of prominent type interspersed, to catch the eye.