Definition of battered
1 : damaged or worn down by hard use a battered old hat a battered truck
2 : injured by repeated blows the victim's battered body a boxer's battered face
3 : subjected to repeated physical abuse providing help for battered wives/children … the store turned into an impromptu women's crisis center, where battered women and mothers trying to rescue their daughters from abusive dads gravitated. — Donna Minkowitz
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BATTERED Defined for Kids
Definition of battered for Students
: worn down or injured by hard use She wore a battered old hat.
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