The word "pronged" is usually used to describe something that has a sharp edge or point. When you say that something is pronged, you mean that it has a lot of these sharp edges.

  • The prongs on the fork are very sharp.

  • The prongs on the fork are designed to catch food.

Definition of pronged


having prongs or tines; usually used in combination




resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches


bifurcate, biramous, branched, forficate, fork-like, forked, prongy

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Example Sentences for pronged

  • 1

    The prong collar does not pinch the skin.

  • 2

    The lowermost prongs near the base were palmate.

  • 3

    The other is a pure, unadulterated multi prong attack.

  • 4

    The three pronged fork that was the emblem of Neptune's triennial appearance.

  • 5

    The prong consists of mountains made up of crystalline metamorphic rock.

  • 6

    Edgewater has a two prong approach to growth both organic and acquisitive.

  • 7

    On either side of the center prong is a crescent shaped prong.

  • 8

    A three prong test is a three prong hurdle for editors.

  • 9

    The solution is to buy a 3 prong to 2 prong converter.

  • 10

    The first prong of KM is online and the second prong of KM is in person.