tried-and-true

adjective

Definition of tried-and-true

: proved good, desirable, or feasible : shown or known to be worthy a tried-and-true sales technique

First Known Use of tried-and-true

1792, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tried-and-true was in 1792

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“Tried-and-true.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tried-and-true. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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tried-and-true

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English Language Learners Definition of tried-and-true

chiefly US : known to be good or effective : known to be reliable

tried-and-true

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Kids Definition of tried-and-true

: found good or trustworthy through experience or testing a tried-and-true remedy

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