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leathered

Syllabification: leath·ered
Pronunciation: /ˈleT͟Hərd
 
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Definition of leathered in English:

adjective

1Covered or bound with leather: leathered tomes
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  • Rubber cases are cheaper than leathered ones though they are also very effective in protecting your phone.
  • I recognized a slim leathered suitcase with a red badge attached to it.
  • The interior is like something from the pages of a Vogue home furnishings magazine with soft, muted greys making up the fascia, split with a polished grey birch decorative inlay and a chromed and leathered bespoke interior.
1.1Wearing leather clothes: a group of leathered bikers [in combination]: black-leathered punks
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  • Two golden eagles, perched on the leathered forearms of two falconers, took part in one of the most important events at the 18th annual Native American Celebration in the Park.
  • From 80s synth poppers to black-leathered stadium rockers, Depeche Mode are nothing if not resilient.
  • A leathered biker pushed past me as I emerged from the restroom.
1.2Having a texture like leather; leathery: an aged man with leathered skin
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  • Their work-worn hands and leathered faces illustrate just how tough their job is.
  • Barefoot and wiry, his leathered face looks older than his 29 years.
  • Richard is a short man with leathered skin, twinkling eyes and a perpetual ax to grind.
2British informal Extremely drunk: we trawled the bars and clubs and got absolutely leathered
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  • Usually on a day off, I get leathered.
  • The month started off with the Ericsson Muzik Awards—and typically I got absolutely leathered on the free booze.
  • Are you planning on getting leathered tonight?

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