- The definition of torn is ripped or shredded.
An example of torn used as an adjective is the phrase "torn jeans," which means jeans with holes in them.
- Torn is defined as to have ripped or shredded something in the past.
An example of torn is to have gotten a hole in one's pants yesterday.
Past participle of tear1.
- Past participle of tear (rip, rend, speed).