Definition of well-tanned in US English:

well-tanned

adjective

  • 1Of leather or hide: that has undergone a thorough tanning process; (of a garment, etc.) made from such leather.

  • 2Of a person or the skin: deeply suntanned.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Philip Stubbes (c1555–c1610), pamphleteer. From well + tanned.

Pronunciation

well-tanned

/ˌwɛlˈtand/