worn–out

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adjective \ˈwȯrn-ˈau̇t\

Definition of worn–out

  1. :  exhausted or used up by or as if by wear

First Known Use of worn–out

15th century


WORN–OUT Defined for English Language Learners

worn-out

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Definition of worn–out for English Language Learners

  • of a thing : too old or damaged from use to be used any longer

  • : very tired


WORN–OUT Defined for Kids

worn–out

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adjective \ˈwȯrn-ˈau̇t\

Definition of worn–out for Students

  1. 1 :  useless from long or hard wear worn-out sneakers

  2. 2 :  very weary The long trip left us worn-out.


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