Definitions for bent

Definitions for (noun) bent

Main entry: hang, knack, bent

Definition: a special way of doing something

Usage: he had a bent for it; he had a special knack for getting into trouble; he couldn't get the hang of it

Main entry: set, bent

Definition: a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way

Usage: the set of his mind was obvious

Main entry: bent

Definition: an area of grassland unbounded by fences or hedges

Main entry: bent, bent grass, bent-grass

Definition: grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens

Definitions for (adj) bent

Main entry: crumpled, dented, bent

Definition: of metal e.g.

Usage: bent nails; a car with a crumpled front end; dented fenders

Main entry: bended, bent

Definition: used of the back and knees; stooped

Usage: on bended knee; with bent (or bended) back

Main entry: dead set, bent, bent on, out to

Definition: fixed in your purpose

Usage: bent on going to the theater; dead set against intervening; out to win every event

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