Adjective "weatherworn" definition and examples

Definitions and examples


Eroded or altered by exposure to the weather.
  1. 'But now many of the weather-worn black and white signposts are threatened by neglect and decay.'
  2. 'The gray-colored walls of the apartments were weather-worn with cracked paint and the low roof obviously needed new shingles.'
  3. 'He stared at the other man, studying him, then looked around the weather-worn little valley.'
  4. 'Already he could clearly discern the treetops round about him; but it was in vain that his eye sought the view of the old brown church tower and the weather-worn roofs.'
  5. 'They are now very weather-worn, but it is still just possible to see that the running figure is a skeleton, and the pursuer is winged.'
  6. 'Her long, slender fingers gripped a pair of posts with apprehension, though her weather-worn, freckled face held no sign of tension.'
  7. 'Notre Dame Cathedral will always be my favorite place, even if the gargoyles are weather-worn and protected by a metal barrier.'
  8. 'He is 70 years old and has the leathery, weather-worn face and hands of a farmer.'


1. weather-beaten.

More examples(as adjective)

"faces can be weatherworn."