Pronunciation: (bēt'n),[key] —adj. 1. formed or shaped by blows; hammered: a dish of beaten brass. 2. much trodden; commonly used: a beaten path. 3. defeated; vanquished; thwarted.
4. overcome by exhaustion; fatigued by hard work, intense activity, etc.
5. (of food) whipped up, pounded, pulverized, or the like: adding three beaten eggs. 6. off the beaten track or path, novel; uncommon; out of the ordinary: a tiny shop that was off the beaten track.