Definition of Armoured

1. Adjective. Used of animals; provided with protective covering.

Exact synonyms: Armored
Similar to: Bone-covered, Scaled, Scaley, Scaly, Silver-scaled
Antonyms: Unarmored



2. Adjective. Protected by armor (used of persons or things military).

Definition of Armoured

1. Adjective. Possessing armour. ¹

2. Adjective. (military) Equipped with armoured vehicles. ¹

3. Verb. (past of armour) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Armoured

1. armour [v] - See also: armour

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Armoured

armorless
armorlike
armors
armorsmith
armorsmithing
armorsmiths
armory
armour
armour'd
armour-clad
armour-plated
armour plate
armour plating
armourbearer
armourbearers
armoured (current term)
armoured car
armoured combat vehicle
armoured combat vehicles
armoured fighting vehicle
armoured personnel carrier
armoured personnel carriers
armoured truck
armoured vehicle
armourer
armourers
armourial
armouries
armouring
armourings

Literary usage of Armoured

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1. We; a Confession of Faith for the American People During and After the War by Gerald Stanley Lee (1916)
"When an armoured millionaire's labourer tries to fight him with some other form of main force or violence than money, the armoured millionaire asks the ..."

2. The British Navy: Its Strength, Resources, and Administration by Thomas Brassey Brassey (1882)
"The vessels of the ' Monitor' type were far more formidable for coast service than any armoured vessels which could be found at that date in European waters ..."

3. Brave Belgians by Camille Buffin (1918)
"7 armoured car attached to the Cavalry Division. I will begin by congratulating those who invented and thought out this engine of warfare. ..."

4. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"that the armoured deck was to be broken through to let the cables be stowed lower, and that an allowance might be made for immersed materials ; and by these ..."

5. Transactions by Stirling Natural History and Archaeological Society, American philosophical society (1905)
"... armoured effigy and the female figure occupied a recumbent position in the arched opening. There is sufficient room for tie two figures side by side, ..."

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