sky·​light·​ed | \ ˈskī-ˌlī-təd How to pronounce skylighted (audio) \
variants: or less commonly skylit \ ˈskī-​ˌlit How to pronounce skylighted (audio) \

Definition of skylighted

: having a skylight

Examples of skylighted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This one’s a bit cozier at 3,600 square feet but fills its space with sunny, glass-filled, skylighted living spaces that take in sweeping views of the canyons below. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, "Ava Duvernay asks $2.48 million for Hollywood Hills perch," 5 Jan. 2021 The atrium, with its skylighted roof, was turned into a makeshift debate hall with a stage, red carpeting and elevated platforms for cameras. Katelyn Umholtz,, "How did the 1st presidential debate go? It veered from 'How you doing?' to 'Will you shut up?'," 29 Sep. 2020 Yes, there will be a hot tub under the stars and a skylighted room. Daisy Finer, Condé Nast Traveler, "Biomarkers, Sweat Lodges, and Shamans: Today's Wellness Retreats Go Far Beyond a Detox," 26 Aug. 2019 Beams top the master suite, and tile covers its skylighted bathroom complete with a steam shower and copper tub. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, "‘House of Cards’ producer Dana Brunetti quickly lands buyer for Toluca Lake abode," 26 July 2019 The first shoot for this story takes place on a crisp winter day in a secret skylighted studio in East London. Mikael Jansson, Vogue, "14 Countries, 14 Superstars: The Global Actors Who Know No Limits," 14 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of skylighted

1783, in the meaning defined above

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12 Jan 2021

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“Skylighted.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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