Top Definition
the dirty look that homeless people acquire over time, generally a mix of urine, spilled beer, shelter soup, general filth, and who knows what else.
Have you been working on your tan or did you pick up a shelter patina during Lollapalooza?! It takes time and a genuine devotion to develop a true shelter patina. You can't fake the shelter patina.
by blourtney13 August 02, 2010
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