tent·​ed ˈten-təd How to pronounce tented (audio)
: covered with a tent or tents
tented camps
: shaped like a tent

Examples of tented in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On site, nuptials and wedding-party events can take place on the grand, tented outdoor terrace (for up to 300 guests); in the historic Jones Room (for up to 32 guests) with an adjacent pocket bar; in the fine-dining Victorian Inn; and at the freestanding Hillside Residence. Kelsy Chauvin, Condé Nast Traveler, 9 Nov. 2023 The brand, which caters to upscale hipsters seeking a wilderness hit (its 2016 flagship hotel is in Tulum), scattered 96 tented, light-touch villas across the area’s Ashar Valley, all decorated with local textiles and equipped with outdoor showers. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, 7 Sep. 2022 This kit includes a tented card with instructions and 50 tickets. 6 Cupcake Bouquet Baby Shower Idea Decorate vanilla cupcakes with buttercream frosting in various shades of pink and peach and arrange them like a cluster of flowers. Amy Mitchell, Country Living, 30 June 2023 Spread over seventeen fields, the avid — or even novice — antiquary can search for pieces while meandering through open-air and tented vendors from all over the country and some from around the world. Tara Henriques, Travel + Leisure, 25 Aug. 2023 And just over her shoulder was the world’s most extraordinary room: walls curtained in red-brown print (and, in memory, a tented ceiling), French furniture artfully scattered on a needlepoint carpet stitched with blackamoor heads, and, above the whole, a Venetian chandelier centered by a clock. Town & Country, 17 Aug. 2023 Sheeran kicked off an hourlong set at 7 p.m., taking the stage inside a tented structure outside the popular venue following an introduction from SiriusXM’s president and chief content officer Scott Greenstein. Chris Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, 15 Aug. 2023 Now in its 142nd season, the BSO spends eight weeks of each summer at Tanglewood, performing in the open-air Koussevitzky Music Shed (built in 1938 to replace the original tented venue) and the 1,200-seat Seiji Ozawa Hall (built in 1994 and named for another esteemed erstwhile BSO director). Michael Andor Brodeur, Washington Post, 11 Aug. 2023 During the day, treat yourself to a massage at the tented spa, go kayaking or fishing, or simply take in the gorgeous scenery on a nature trail. Lyndsey Matthews, Country Living, 6 July 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of tented was in 1598

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“Tented.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tented. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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