tented

adjective
tent·ed | \ˈten-təd \

Definition of tented 

1 : covered with a tent or tents tented camps

2 : shaped like a tent

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As the day grew hotter, four men appeared on the shadeless sidewalk carrying a tented shelter to protect the sweaty protesters from the sun. Morgan Cook, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Demonstrators sing to sheltered migrant children in El Cajon," 7 July 2018 An asylum seeker from the Horn of Africa who did not want to be identified by his name sits in a tented camp set up by the Baobad aid group, on the outskirts of Rome, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Washington Post, "Italy vows to expel far more migrants, but it won’t be easy," 22 June 2018 For beach lovers, Wild Lotus operates a tented camp on the Caribbean island of Antigua. Elaine Glusac, New York Times, "Glamping Slips Into the Mainstream," 15 June 2018 Two new tented camps will open in Chile in November and in March of 2019, in time for the prime months of the Southern Hemisphere's spring and summer. Paul Brady, Condé Nast Traveler, "Tented Camps in Chile: For When You Really, Really Want to Get Away," 13 June 2018 Obama’s guest lists numbered into the hundreds, requiring that the event be held in a tented pavilion erected on the South Lawn because no room in the White House can accommodate that many people. Darlene Superville, The Seattle Times, "Vive la France: Trump hosts glitzy White House state dinner," 21 Apr. 2018 Also contributing to the decrease in the number of people on the street, the city opened three large tented shelters that together hold almost 700 people shortly before the count. Gary Warth, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Homelessness down 6 percent countywide," 17 May 2018 Obama’s guest lists numbered into the hundreds, requiring that the event be held in a tented pavilion erected on the South Lawn because no room in the White House can accommodate that many people. Darlene Superville, The Seattle Times, "Vive la France: Trump hosts glitzy White House state dinner," 21 Apr. 2018 Flip and grill for another 6 minutes and pull off to rest for 4 minutes under a tented piece of foil. Caron Golden, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Grilling: not just a man's world," 21 May 2018

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First Known Use of tented

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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tented

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of tented

: made up of or filled with tents

: having a peak like a tent : shaped like the inside of a tent

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