1(Of a room or building) showing comforting signs of wear and habitation.
- One such episode found the family in their lived-in room reflecting black.
- After you remodel, retest in the lowest lived-in area to make sure the construction did not reduce the effectiveness of the radon reduction system.
- I headed down to the basement, because that had been made into a room; it was the only room that looked lived-in in the whole house.
1.1 informal (Of a person’s face) marked by experience.
- His middle-aged, lived-in face seems so right, I can't begin to imagine what he looked like in his 20s.
- He is bullish about his views, and a forceful speaker for all of his 85 years, his lived-in face offering endless interest.
- He's got a lived-in face and a diamond on his pinkie the size of the Ritz.
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