(the) worse for wear

Definition of (the) worse for wear

  1. :  in worse condition after doing or experiencing something He came out of basic training only slightly the worse for wear. The kids emerged from the woods looking none the worse for wear.

Word by Word Definitions

worseplay
  1. : comparative ofbador ofill

    :  of more inferior quality, value, or condition

    :  more unfavorable, difficult, unpleasant, or painful

  1. :  one that is worse

  1. : comparative ofbador ofill

    :  in a worse manner :  to a worse extent or degree

    :  what is worse

wearplay
  1. :  to bear or have on the person

    :  to use habitually for clothing, adornment, or assistance

    :  to carry on the person

  1. :  the act of wearing :  the state of being worn :  use

    :  clothing or an article of clothing usually of a particular kind

    :  clothing worn for a special occasion or popular during a specific period


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