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Definition of "battered" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of batter. (verb)
  • Beaten up through a lot of use; in rough condition; weathered, beat-up. (adjective)
  • Beaten repeatedly or consistently; beaten up. (adjective)
  • Coated with batter. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "battered" in a sentence
  • "Most often they do not leave, and the violence continues; psychologists call it battered women's syndrome."
  • "Famed contrarian value investor David Dreman declared in July that investors were missing out on some terrific stock market bargains because they were suffering from a bad case of what he called battered investor syndrome."
  • "Personally I think Rihanna is suffering from what I call battered woman's syndrome, which is a nice way of saying that a woman who has gotten her 'A' double 'S' kicked in will support her man."