Examples of timeworn in a Sentence
a timeworn sweater with holes in the sleeves
The houses on the street are all timeworn and badly in need of repair.
He gave us the same timeworn speech about the need to work hard.
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Cobb pulls that off a lot on Providence Canyon, putting some fresh spins on timeworn country themes.
The dreams are full of disquieting imagery — the fluttering of moths, a timeworn theater, a frozen corpse.
Reducing human beings to animals is a timeworn method for oppression, and for African-Americans in particular, animal rhetoric has been a long-standing tool of white supremacy.
The day after the alleged fraud was detected, postal inspectors interviewed the carrier who delivers the mail to Henderson-Spruce's timeworn, seven-story building.
That timeworn adage is fitting for what Dulaney’s girls lacrosse team is doing as the regular season winds down and the postseason is looming.
Pieces by Ron Nagle, Wyatt Kahn, Isabelle Cornaro and others have a constructivist richness that pops against the timeworn white walls, a contrast that is fully intentional.
While the impact of the timeworn signs is unclear, the recent presence of a marked city police cruiser on Baker Street appears to be making a real difference.
Erik Richardson discovered the timeworn 7Up bottle while scouting for ducks on the banks of Lake Marion with a friend.
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boring, colorless, drab, dreary, dry, dull, dusty, flat, heavy, humdrum, leaden, monotonous, numbing, old, pedestrian, ponderous, prosaic, stodgy, stuffy, tame, tedious, tiresome, tiring, uninteresting, vapid, wearisome, weary, wearying;
TIMEWORN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of timeworn for English Language Learners
: in bad condition because of age
: no longer interesting or effective because of being old or used too often
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