weather-beaten

adjective
weath·​er-beat·​en | \ ˈwe-t͟hər-ˌbē-tᵊn How to pronounce weather-beaten (audio) \

Definition of weather-beaten

1 : toughened, tanned, or bronzed by the weather a weather-beaten face
2 : worn or damaged by exposure to weather

First Known Use of weather-beaten

1530, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Weather-beaten.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weather-beaten. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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weather-beaten

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English Language Learners Definition of weather-beaten

: toughened or colored by the effects of the sun, wind, rain, etc.
: worn and damaged by the effects of the sun, wind, rain, etc.

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