adjective. ['ˈdrɪld'] trained in a skill by repetitious practice.
Words that Rhyme with Drilled
Example sentences of the word drilled
Take the old door handles with you so the replacements fit the already drilled holes.
2. Verb, past participle
An ice pick or other tool can be used to widen the hole once it is drilled.
3. Verb, past tense
Turn the base to align the large hole drilled through the base material until you find a screw.
Quotes containing the word drilled
1. Night poured over the desert. It came suddenly, in purple. In the clear air, the stars drilled down out of the sky, reminding any thoughtful watcher that it is in the deserts and high places that religions are generated. When men see nothing but bottomless infinity over their heads they have always had a driving and desperate urge to find someone to put in the way.
- Terry Pratchett, Jingo
2. Vladimir did great things—so could she. Besides, they come first, right?""Not always."I stared. I'd had they come first drilled into me since I was a child. It was what all guardians believed. Only the dhampirs who'd run away from their duty didn't subscribe to that. What he said was almost like treason."Sometimes, Rose, you have to know when to put yourself first.
- Richelle Mead, Shadow Kiss