shelter

noun

verb

Dialects

Emoji One Apple Twemoji Facebook Messenger Google
Emoji One's umbrella with rain drops emoji Apple's umbrella with rain drops emoji Twemoji's umbrella with rain drops emoji Facebook's umbrella with rain drops emoji Messenger's umbrella with rain drops emoji Google's umbrella with rain drops emoji
Emoji One's shield emoji Apple's shield emoji Twemoji's shield emoji Facebook's shield emoji Messenger does not support shield emoji Google's shield emoji

Origin

Late 16th century: perhaps an alteration of sheld, an old spelling of shield, + -ure.

Pronunciation

  • shelter /ˈʃɛltə/