Examples of tired in a Sentence
I was really tired after the long trip.
She's too tired to go out tonight.
The children were tired after the hike.
We had to listen to the same old tired excuses again.
Recent Examples of tired from the Web
Or that child could wind up at a converted motel along a tired Tucson, Arizona, strip of discount stores, gas stations and budget motels.
What might slow the Croats now are their own tired legs; Croatia has played a combined 90 minutes more than the French in the past two weeks.
Some might say that this kind of stunt is a little tired.
France has the movement to exploit those tired legs.
Perhaps a vacation would serve this tired franchise well.
Named after the German word for cyclist, these beverages are a mixture of beer and fruit juice, designed to rehydrate a tired cyclist while still being a bit beery.
These flash sales usually involve long waiting times, lines down the street of the shop and tired tattoo artists.
This may be attributed to nervousness or kickers being tired at the end of the game.
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TIRED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tired for English Language Learners
: feeling a need to rest or sleep
: bored or annoyed by something because you have heard it, seen it, done it, etc., for a long time
: used over and over again
TIRED Defined for Kids
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