Weather-beaten
Weather-beaten Weath"er-beat`en, a. Beaten or harassed by the weather; worn by exposure to the weather, especially to severe weather. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • weather-beaten — weather .beaten adj weather beaten buildings, skin, clothing etc look old and damaged because they have been out in bad weather ▪ his weather beaten face …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • weather-beaten — weather ,beaten adjective damaged or made rough by being out for long periods in bad weather: A weather beaten tree stood next to the old house. a. a weather beaten face has rough skin from being outside for long periods …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • weather-beaten — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ damaged, worn, or tanned by exposure to the weather …   English terms dictionary

  • weather-beaten — [weth′ərbēt΄ n] adj. showing the effect of weather, as a) stained, damaged, or worn down b) sunburned, roughened, etc.: said of a person, one s face, etc …   English World dictionary

  • weather-beaten — also weatherbeaten 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n If your face or skin is weather beaten, it is rough with deep lines because you have spent a lot of time outside in bad weather. ...a stout man with a ruddy, weather beaten face. Syn: weathered 2) ADJ… …   English dictionary

  • weather-beaten — UK / US adjective a) damaged or made rough by being out for long periods in bad weather A weather beaten tree stood next to the old house. b) a weather beaten face has rough skin from being outside for long periods …   English dictionary

  • weather-beaten — adjective Date: 1530 1. toughened, tanned, or bronzed by the weather < a weather beaten face > 2. worn or damaged by exposure to weather …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • weather-beaten — /wedh euhr beet n/, adj. 1. bearing evidences of wear or damage as a result of exposure to the weather. 2. tanned, hardened, or otherwise affected by exposure to weather: a weather beaten face. [1520 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • weather-beaten — weath′er beat en adj. 1) worn or damaged as a result of exposure to the weather 2) tanned, hardened, or otherwise affected by exposure to weather: a weather beaten face[/ex] • Etymology: 1520–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • weather-beaten — /ˈwɛðə bitn/ (say wedhuh beetn) adjective 1. bearing evidences of exposure to the weather. 2. seasoned or hardened by exposure to weather: a weather beaten face …   Australian English dictionary

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