Definition of bone-tired

: completely exhausted : extremely tired By war's end, however, Bush was bone-tired, broken in spirit and bereft of influence.— Thomas P. Hughes, New York Times Book Review, 26 Oct. 1997

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First Known Use of bone-tired

1912, in the meaning defined above

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“Bone-tired.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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