weath·​er·​worn ˈwe-t͟hər-ˌwȯrn How to pronounce weatherworn (audio)
: worn by exposure to the weather

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Forever stomping through snow, William Wisting (Sven Nordin) is the epitome of a stoic, weatherworn Scandinavian. Andrea Duncan-mao, Vulture, 18 Feb. 2022 An older man follows, weatherworn but still strong, a rifle over his left shoulder. Anthony Sattin, Smithsonian Magazine, 20 Sep. 2022 With Wentworth, his wardrobe is minimal by choice and everything is comfortable and weatherworn. Radhika Seth, Vogue, 6 July 2022 Most of the gravestones are quite old, weatherworn. Shuran Huang, WSJ, 4 May 2022 Palm Sunday drew crowds of believers from across the globe this year to the weatherworn stone paths of this ancient city, hoping for a return to normal after a two-year pandemic battle. The Salt Lake Tribune, 10 Apr. 2022 Betsy and Andrew, who both grew up summering inshore nearby, shared an appreciation for Maine’s hardscrabble mid-coast working class, the same weatherworn fishermen and farm folk Andrew nearly obsessively depicted. New York Times, 2 Feb. 2022 The day before the Lee statue came down in September, state workers emptied the circle of all the weatherworn makeshift memorials. Washington Post, 11 Dec. 2021 When the first crack appeared in the ceiling of her weatherworn Yakutsk apartment, Larisa Tikhonova paid it little mind. Georgi Kantchev, WSJ, 5 Oct. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1609, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of weatherworn was in 1609

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Cite this Entry

“Weatherworn.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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