Associations to the word «Battered»

Wiktionary

BATTERED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of batter
BATTERED, adjective. Beaten up through a lot of use; in rough condition; weathered, beat-up.
BATTERED, adjective. Beaten repeatedly or consistently; beaten up.
BATTERED, adjective. (cooking) Coated with batter.
BATTERED BABY SYNDROME, noun. Shaken baby syndrome

Dictionary definition

BATTERED, adjective. Damaged by blows or hard usage; "a battered old car"; "the beaten-up old Ford".
BATTERED, adjective. Damaged especially by hard usage; "his battered old hat".
BATTERED, adjective. Exhibiting symptoms resulting from repeated physical and emotional injury; "a battered child"; "the battered woman syndrome".

Wise words

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