Definition of 'battered'
Example sentences containing 'battered'
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Hunger remains but one wonders how much more punishment his battered body can take. The Sun (2013)The battered young woman was rushed to hospital where she stayed for three weeks. The Sun (2012)That battered old barrel is a focus of so many happy moments. The Sun (2012)She still remembers a past where she was the daughter of a battered wife. Behind Closed Doors - advice for families with violence in the home (1988)On each journey he carried a battered suitcase stuffed full of dirty money. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You are famous for always wearing that battered hat. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Any man who would wish to sport a picture of a battered woman must be emotionally unstable. The Sun (2012)He wears shapeless old jeans and battered trainers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)My mother should have been a battered wife. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Fast bowlers will recognise a battered body that refuses to carry them through the rigours of the day. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Last night their misery was complete when an attempt to restore their battered reputation was quashed by their superiors. Times, Sunday Times (2010)As chip shops spread south, battered fish shops spread north. The Sun (2010)She also loves this recipe, which is a fresh spin on mushy peas and battered cod. The Sun (2016)More radical measures may need to be taken to repair the bank's battered reputation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Yellow looks especially nice worn against old, battered brown leather and denim. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This money lasted a year, then she was penniless and a battered wife. Behind Closed Doors - advice for families with violence in the home (1988)His battered and semi-naked body was found by a railway line. The Sun (2010)Sushi, the company that made raw fish fashionable in a land that used to favour battered cod. Times, Sunday Times (2007)BANKS are launching a bold bid to rescue their battered reputation. The Sun (2014)On her head she wore a battered straw hat; on her slender wrists were bracelets engraved with sacred symbols. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Friday l BBC1 Talk about battered fish! The Sun (2008)A man has been charged with the murder of a 36-year-old woman whose battered body was found in her flat. Times, Sunday Times (2008)My battered cod was at the nadir for this dish: the casing hard, the interior mush. The Sun (2013)Come out and say, "I am a battered woman. Behind Closed Doors - advice for families with violence in the home (1988)
Trends of 'battered'
In Common Usage. battered is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'battered'
British English: battered ADJECTIVE
Something that is battered is old and in poor condition because it has been used a lot.
He drove up in a battered old car.
Definition of battered from the Collins English Dictionary
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