Definition of seasoned in English:

seasoned

adjective

  • 1(of food) having had salt, pepper, herbs, or spices added.

    ‘seasoned flour’
    • ‘But properly seasoned and properly prepared it can be a very satisfying food.’
    • ‘Add a little more of the bacon fat to the pan and add the meat which has been tossed in the seasoned flour.’
    • ‘Diane's menus are more likely to include tandoori fish, Cajun potatoes, salad and salsa, pizza and various meats seasoned with chilli, paprika, coriander, turmeric and ginger.’
    • ‘Once known as the merchant capital, Osaka was the place where rice vendors developed sushi by mixing seasoned rice with other ingredients into a visually pleasing and tasty package.’
    • ‘Seasoned with leeks, the mashed potatoes were chunky rather than pulverized.’
    • ‘Toss the chicken in the seasoned flour to coat it.’
    • ‘Next come bowls of seasoned rice, sautéed mushrooms and a baked sweet potato.’
    • ‘The risotto turned out to be excellent and very well seasoned, with its fat grains of al dente rice and its large chunks of tasty mushrooms.’
    • ‘I had a rocket salad with large shavings of parmesan and paper-thin slices of pear, seasoned with balsamic vinegar.’
    • ‘Food is seasoned with peppers, onions, and coconut.’
    • ‘Place a mound of caviar, seasoned with lemon and onion ju ice, on each and garnish with shrimps.’
    • ‘My main meal came with well seasoned roasted potatoes, nice firm courgettes in thick tomato sauce, and mildly spiced yam.’
    • ‘Spoon hot, seasoned broth over the ribs.’
  • 2(of wood) made suitable for use as timber by adjusting its moisture content.

    ‘it was made from seasoned, untreated oak’
    • ‘Lumber dried by artificial heat in kilns has not the life in it that is possessed by air-seasoned material.’
    • ‘Well seasoned firewood is easier to start, produces more heat, and burns cleaner.’
  • 3Accustomed to particular conditions; experienced.

    ‘she is a seasoned traveller’
    • ‘Even the seasoned investor is unable to do this.’
    • ‘According to Browne, many seasoned collectors know that collecting the work of newer architects early often pays off.’
    • ‘She will have a team of what they call seasoned campaign veterans, who are experts at rapid response.’
    • ‘Only a seasoned actor whose every gesture conveys meaning can fill this much emptiness.’
    • ‘They range from seasoned veterans to scholars just beginning to make their mark in the field.’
    • ‘She is a seasoned pantomime performer having taken the principal role in over 20 productions.’
    • ‘The Clam was defeated only by seasoned veterans from Bellingham.’
    • ‘The youngsters were competing for the first time on snow against seasoned teams.’
    • ‘I quite liked the puppets although my more seasoned colleagues did not.’
    • ‘Diane Halliday of Country Fare is, of course, a seasoned festival-goer.’
    • ‘The crew may not be able to operate at the pace you would expect from a more seasoned crew.’
    • ‘Academy Award-winning actress Renee Zellweger went one-on-one with the seasoned journalist.’
    • ‘There are four kinks on this difficult rail that would probably challenge even the seasoned pro.’
    • ‘Every seasoned industry watcher knows that further consolidation in the leasing industry is inevitable.’
    • ‘There are many tools used by seasoned options traders that can also be useful to trading spot FX.’
    • ‘But something interesting seems to happen, they say, when seasoned skiers combine with newbies to form a team.’
    • ‘Mostly European in appearance, they all seemed to be fairly seasoned visitors to North Korea.’
    • ‘Some of us were seasoned travellers, some were going overseas for the first time.’
    • ‘News updates on fitness, health and nutrition from reliable sources help even the seasoned dieter stay informed.’
    • ‘This walk is a grade B walk suitable for seasoned walkers.’
    experienced, practised, well versed, expert, knowledgeable, sophisticated, established, habituated, long-serving, time-served, veteran, hardened, battle-scarred, consummate, well trained
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Pronunciation:

seasoned

/ˈsiːznd/