tentnoun [ C ]uk /tent/ us /tent/
- How does it feel to be back in civilization after all those weeks in a tent?
- Rain had dampened the tent so we left it to dry in the afternoon sun.
- Outside the tent I could hear the constant drone of insects.
- We thought we'd insure against rain by putting a tent up where people could take shelter.
- We pitched our tent in the shade.
Examples from literature
- A tent is a temporary shelter you use when you go camping.
- At night, they partied together in their big tent, which they had reserved at the campsite.
- But what do you do if you get lost and do not have a tent?
- He didn’t see any avalanches, but one night, there was a really bad storm and his tent blew away!
- He slept in a tent.
- He waited in an ice-cold tent 3,800 meters up a mountain for seven hours a day – for seven weeks!
- Most left with just the clothes they were wearing and had to live in tents or other temporary shelters.
- Put the branches against a tree or near a tree in the shape of a tent.
- Someone suggested going back to the tent to start packing up.
- The forty-niners lived in camps and slept in tents.
- Then they started to put up tents and bring other useful things from home.
- They all lived in tents, but only one tent had a bath in it!
- Tonight, groups of tourists sleep in tents and wait for the sun to rise.