Definition of well-sheltered in US English:

well-sheltered

adjective

  • Provided with ample shelter; well screened or protected from bad weather.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Evelyn (1620–1706), diarist and writer. From well + sheltered.

Pronunciation

well-sheltered

/ˌwɛlˈʃɛltəd/