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Definition of "weathered" []

  • Worn, stained, or warped by or as if by exposure to weather; seasoned: a roof of weathered shingles. (adjective)
  • Architecture Sloped to shed water: a weathered masonry joint. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "weathered" in a sentence
  • "Weathered steel in weathered hands … and a fine walnut stock with a weathered brand."
  • "Killanin weathered the uncertainties that surrounded the organization of the Montreal Games in 1976."
  • "Why do you think states that seriously diversified their economy and invested in higher education in the long term weathered and recovered from this recession faster than Nevada?"