Definition of numbered adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈnʌmbəd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnʌmbərd//
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  • having a number to show that it is part of a series or list The players all wear numbered shirts.
  • Idioms
    somebody’s/something’s days are numbered
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    a person or thing will not continue to live, exist or be successful for much longer His days as leader of the party are numbered. Whatever the protests, the school’s days are numbered and it will be closed down.
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: numbered