played out


: worn out or used up
: tired out : spent

Examples of played out in a Sentence

I'm just played out after the week I've had.
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Word History

First Known Use

1856, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of played out was in 1856

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Cite this Entry

“Played out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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