Adjective "weathered" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Worn by long exposure to the air; weather-beaten.
  1. 'Randy Eckert, owner of the old Steltzenriede property, stands in the loft of his old, weathered barn.'
  2. 'Individuals can be collected by hand from weathered portions of the limestone.'
  3. 'Gates of bamboo or weathered wood will typically let you know where you're not welcome.'
  4. 'Seated at the weathered picnic table, we wrote notes to their mother.'
  5. 'We pull up in front of a weathered frame house tucked behind a real-estate office on a busy main road.'
  6. 'A tool to scrape away weathered surfaces of rocks will expose fresh surfaces for close-up study.'
  7. 'The canvases seem to have arisen from excavation; their weathered, oxidised appearance has an architectural appeal.'
  8. 'The result was a graceful shell of weathered brick, rose-coloured with tall, symmetrically disposed openings on each side.'
  9. 'There are no green-covered trees to shelter us from the icy north blasts, just the weathered clapboard of this rickety house.'
  10. 'The last of his schools, Catholic-run St Francis Xavier's College, is still there; a weathered 1950s building.'


1. seasoned or otherwise affected by exposure to the weather.

2. (of wood) artificially treated to seem discolored or stained by the action of air, rain, etc.

3. (of rocks) worn, disintegrated, or changed in color or composition by weathering.

4. Architecture. made sloping or inclined, as a window sill, to prevent the lodgment of water.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be weathered in/at/on centuries."

"storms can be weathered."

"rocks can be weathered."

"materials can be weathered."

"faces can be weathered."

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