tire of

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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.

Word by Word Definitions

tire play
  1. : to become weary

  2. : to exhaust or greatly decrease the physical strength of : fatigue

  3. : to wear out the patience of : bore

  1. : a rubber cushion that fits around a wheel (as of an automobile) and usually contains compressed air

  2. : a metal hoop forming the tread of a wheel

  1. : attire

  2. : a woman's headband or hair ornament

  1. : attire

  2. : to adorn (the hair) with an ornament


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