sheltered
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈʃɛltɚd/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈʃɛltəd/
Adjective

sheltered

  1. Protected, as from wind or weather.
    The boat was much safer, during the storm, in the sheltered cove.
  2. (Of a person) who grew up being overprotected by parents or other guardians; often implies a lack of social skills, worldly experience, etc.
Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of shelter



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