Definition of weather-beaten in English:


Syllabification: weath·er-beat·en


1Damaged or worn by exposure to the weather: a tiny weather-beaten church
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  • There are also contemplative zones, like a fragrant garden for smell, the colour garden and a pool of lilies for sight, and a tactile area strewn with weather-beaten rocks to stimulate the sense of touch.
  • Pulling into Pol-i-Alam, the small, dusty provincial capital, we made our way to the plain, weather-beaten building that serves as the office of the governor.
  • This would place the bones' arrival in the early part of the 19th century, which is consistent with a 1905 photograph showing the bones already tattered and weather-beaten.
1.1(Of a person or a person’s face) having skin that is lined and tanned or reddened through prolonged time spent outdoors.
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  • He's got so many lines on his weather-beaten old face his Botox bill would be enormous.
  • Today he's a small wiry man with weather-beaten tanned skin, an equally small moustache, sparkly eyes and a ready grin.
  • Their features were at once craggy and dour, their skin tough-looking and weather-beaten.

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