tire of

phrasal verb
tired of; tiring of; tires of

Definition of tire of

: to become bored by (something) : to stop being interested in (something) He soon tired of doing the same work every day. She never tires of listening to music.

Learn More about tire of

Statistics for tire of

Cite this Entry

“Tire of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tire%20of. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

Comments on tire of

What made you want to look up tire of? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!