[ UK /ʃˈɛltəd/ ]
[ US /ˈʃɛɫtɝd/ ]
  1. protected from danger or bad weather
    a sheltered harbor
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How To Use sheltered In A Sentence

  • The region is an interior lowland sheltered from direct marine influences.
  • I'll be the first to admit that I've led a somewhat sheltered life since arriving in Bulgaria last January.
  • As the bambu, in the bambus safely sheltered, scorns the axe. ' Hindu literature : Comprising The Book of good counsels, Nala and Damayanti, The Ramayana, and Sakoontala
  • The coffin was palled with a square of rusty black velvet, whence all the pile had long been worn, and which the soaking rain now helped age to embrown and make flabby; a standard cross was borne by an ecclesiastical official, who had on a quadrangular cap surmounted by a centre tuft; two priests followed, sheltered by umbrellas, their sacerdotal garments dabbled and draggled with mud, and showing thick-shod feet beneath the dingy serge and lawn that flapped above them, as they came along at a smart pace, suggestive of anything but solemnity. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 107, September, 1866
  • Under apartheid she and her husband enjoyed vast protection and sheltered employment. Times, Sunday Times
  • A few pedestrians carrying their evening shopping sheltered from the rain in doorways.
  • This half-hardy perennial will overwinter in a sheltered spot in full sun. Times, Sunday Times
  • Since the site is highly sheltered the top three terce could seem calm. the top 9 decile could be calm. Parker 2006: An Urban Myth? « Climate Audit
  • In spite of this, he rode on and on, till at last he reached a small white house that stood by itself on the top of a hill, unsheltered from the wind. Folk Tales From Many Lands
  • Light slanted through the canopy of trees that sheltered the abandoned field, causing Qiara to shield her face, and squint her eyes up at the sun.
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