Definition of cloistered
1 : being or living in or as if in a cloister cloistered nuns
2 : providing shelter from contact with the outside world the cloistered atmosphere of a small college the cloistered life of the monastery
Examples of cloistered in a sentence
She leads a private, cloistered life in the country.
He spent most of his adult life cloistered in universities.
First Known Use of cloistered
CLOISTERED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cloistered for English Language Learners
: separated from the rest of the world : protected from the problems and concerns of everyday life
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up cloistered? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).