Definition of leathered in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈleT͟Hərd/


1Covered or bound with leather: leathered tomes
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  • He leaned his head back against the leathered seat and drew his hat lower over his eyes.
  • The next room is deeply wooded and leathered, luminously brown and opulent, gently mirrored and boothed and windowed.
  • 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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  • The woman laughed, shook out her hair and waved a leathered hand in the air.
  • Vin Diesel is the leathered, tattooed roughneck superspy, and the spot sends up Bond tropes like his relationship with Q and his penchant for cool cars and hair's-breadth escapes, but it does it with mock solemnity.
  • When I was a lad growing up in Cardiff, I was delighted to discover that one of my very favourite bands - the tightly leathered, stadium-rocking Thin Lizzy - were playing a gig in town.
1.2Having a texture like leather; leathery: an aged man with leathered skin
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  • Thunderstruck at this voice, I turned to see the leathered and wearied face of my high school friend, Doug.
  • Guitars are battered and skins leathered, as you'd expect, but whereas lesser-experienced acts might slip into chaos, Call Me Lightning maintain control of their compositions.
  • His face was leathered, lean, and strong.
2British informal Extremely drunk: we trawled the bars and clubs and got absolutely leathered
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  • Are you planning on getting leathered tonight?
  • The month started off with the Ericsson Muzik Awards—and typically I got absolutely leathered on the free booze.
  • Usually on a day off, I get leathered.

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Syllabification: leath·ered

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