battered

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battered

  1. simple past tense and past participle of batter

Adjective[edit]

battered (comparative more battered, superlative most battered)

  1. Beaten up through a lot of use; in rough condition; weathered, beat-up.
    • 1944, Miles Burton, chapter 5, The Three Corpse Trick:
      The dinghy was trailing astern at the end of its painter, and Merrion looked at it as he passed. He saw that it was a battered-looking affair of the prahm type, with a blunt snout, and like the parent ship, had recently been painted a vivid green.
  2. Beaten repeatedly or consistently; beaten up.
  3. (cooking) Coated with batter.

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