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moth–eaten

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adjective moth–eat·en \ˈmȯth-ˌē-tən\

Simple Definition of moth–eaten

  • : having holes caused by moths : eaten into by moths

Full Definition of moth–eaten

  1. 1 :  eaten into by moth larvae <moth–eaten clothes>

  2. 2 a :  dilapidated b :  antiquated, outmoded

14th Century

First Known Use of moth–eaten

14th century

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