adjective. ['ˈteɪpɝd'] becoming gradually narrower.
1. Verb, past tense When occasionally beached by currents, the animal’s tapered belly doesn’t allow it to crawl. 2. Verb, past participle Drink the wine from a glass with a deep bowl that is tapered toward the top. 3. Adjective Cut out a hole from the front of the tapered section for your face.