Simple Definition of shopworn
: faded or damaged from being in a shop or store for too long
: not interesting because of being used too often
Full Definition of shopworn
1 : faded, soiled, or otherwise impaired by remaining too long in a store
2 : stale from excessive use or familiarity <shopworn clichés>
3 : worn-out <a shopworn veteran>
Examples of shopworn
<the shopworn suggestion to job applicants to “just be yourself”>
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Rhymes with shopworn
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