[weth-er-wawrn, -wohrn]


Origin of weatherworn

First recorded in 1600–10; weather + worn Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for weatherworn

Historical Examples of weatherworn

  • Here were no barren hill-crests with a hundred weatherworn facets.

    The Heart of Unaga

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • We drove to the church—an ancient, weatherworn little edifice.

    The Car That Went Abroad

    Albert Bigelow Paine

  • The three ships, too, were weatherworn, with seams that threatened gaping.


    Mary Johnston

  • From time to time he glances from the cramped Greek text to the noble, weatherworn towers of his cathedral.

    The Red Hand of Ulster

    George A. Birmingham

  • The face is a fine—even a noble—one, whose features the bronzed and weatherworn results of a hard life have failed to roughen.

British Dictionary definitions for weatherworn



another word for weather-beaten
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