Definition of weather-worn in English:



  • Eroded or altered by exposure to the weather.

    ‘a weather-worn gravestone’
    • ‘A weather-worn face, as craggy as the surrounding hills, grins out from beneath a grizzled beard.’
    • ‘Notre Dame Cathedral will always be my favorite place, even if the gargoyles are weather-worn and protected by a metal barrier.’
    • ‘The clusters of buildings became older and more weather-worn the closer we got to Osaka.’
    • ‘Her long, slender fingers gripped a pair of posts with apprehension, though her weather-worn, freckled face held no sign of tension.’
    • ‘I saw one ad which showed a very weather-worn, wrinkled man wearing a hood.’
    • ‘The gray-colored walls of the apartments were weather-worn with cracked paint and the low roof obviously needed new shingles.’
    • ‘Her face was weather-worn and darkened by sun, but beautifully shaped.’
    • ‘Although praised for its meticulous reconstruction, in the interests of historical accuracy the hall's exterior was painted creamy yellow even though it jars with the rest of the weather-worn castle.’
    • ‘Well, it wasn't a bad spot: a weather-worn gully just below the crest, a nick in the hillside where a couple of trees had come down in a slip, plenty of deadwood.’
    • ‘They are now very weather-worn, but it is still just possible to see that the running figure is a skeleton, and the pursuer is winged.’
    • ‘There are still banners, now frayed and weather-worn, hanging from overpasses.’
    • ‘He is 70 years old and has the leathery, weather-worn face and hands of a farmer.’
    • ‘Either side of the clock stood a weather-worn statue of an angel, with outstretched wings and lifeless stone eyes looking out over their domain.’
    • ‘He stared at the other man, studying him, then looked around the weather-worn little valley.’
    • ‘Already he could clearly discern the treetops round about him; but it was in vain that his eye sought the view of the old brown church tower and the weather-worn roofs.’
    • ‘But now many of the weather-worn black and white signposts are threatened by neglect and decay.’