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Webster 1828 Edition


Battered

BAT'TERED

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Beaten; bruised, broken, impaired by beating or wearing.

Definition 2022


battered

battered

English

Verb

battered

  1. simple past tense and past participle of batter

Adjective

battered (comparative more battered, superlative most battered)

  1. Beaten up through a lot of use; in rough condition; weathered, beat-up.
    • 1944, Miles Burton, chapter 5, in The Three Corpse Trick:
      The dinghy was trailing astern at the end of its painter, and Merrion looked at it as he passed. He saw that it was a battered-looking affair of the prahm type, with a blunt snout, and like the parent ship, had recently been painted a vivid green.
  2. Beaten repeatedly or consistently; beaten up.
  3. (cooking) Coated with batter.

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