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Definition of wired adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1connected to a system of computers Many colleges now have wired dormitories.
  2. 2 (informal) excited or nervous; not relaxed I was so wired after the concert that I couldn't get to sleep.
  3. 3 (informal) under the influence of alcohol or an illegal drug
  4. 4 (of glass, material, etc.) containing wires that make it strong or stiff