Definition of Sheltered

1. Adjective. Protected from danger or bad weather. "A sheltered harbor"

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Definition of Sheltered

1. Adjective. Protected, as from wind or weather. ¹

2. Adjective. (Of a person) who grew up being overprotected by parents or other guardians; often implies a lack of social skills, worldly experience, etc. ¹

3. Verb. (past of shelter) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sheltered

1. shelter [v] - See also: shelter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheltered

shellsuit
shellsuited
shellsuits
shellwork
shellworks
shelly
shelta
sheltas
shelter
shelter deck
shelter dog
shelter dogs
shelter tent
shelterbelt
shelterbelts
sheltered (current term)
sheltered workshop
sheltered workshops
shelterer
shelterers
sheltering
shelterless
sheltermate
sheltermates
shelters
shelterwood
sheltery
sheltie
shelties
sheltron

Literary usage of Sheltered

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1. The Call of the Wild by Jack London (1903)
"FOR two days I sheltered in a pleasant grove where there had been no deaths. In those two days, while badly depressed and believing that my turn would come ..."

2. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen (1892)
"present dwelling although the rest was decayed, or of its standing low in a valley, sheltered from the north and east by rising woods of oak. ..."

3. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen, Reginald Brimley Johnson (1892)
"present dwelling although the rest was decayed, or of its standing low in a valley, sheltered from the north and east by rising woods of oak. ..."

4. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"Antonyms: see ASSAIL, ATTACK, EXPOSE. sheltered, a. protected, screened, ... Antonyms: see sheltered. shepherd, n. herder (contextual), shepherdess (Jem. ..."

5. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1863)
"For an army advancing to the attack, a rim of sheltered ground on the verge of the enemy's posi- * There is some ground for supposing that the second ..."

6. The Vicar of Wakefield: Der Landprediger Von Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith (1857)
"Our little habitation was situated at the foot of a sloping hill, sheltered with a beautiful underwood behind, and prattling river before; ..."

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