Definition of covered adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkʌvəd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkʌvərd//
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  1. 1  [not before noun] covered in/with something having a layer or amount of something on it His face was covered in blood. The walls were covered with pictures.
  2. 2  having a roof over it a covered area of the stadium with seats
  3. Extra examples 60% of the land is permanently covered in ice. Each body was covered by a blanket. He crawled out, covered from head to foot in soot. I was covered in blood. Make sure all cooked meat is well covered. The car sped past, leaving us covered in mud. The ground is densely covered with large trees. The path was now completely covered with thick snow. four sheets of paper closely covered in unfamiliar handwriting the ground was sparsely covered with grass.