Definitions for stalesteɪl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(adj.)not fresh; vapid or flat, as beverages; dry or hardened, as bread.
a stale joke.
having lost interest, initiative, or the like, as from overwork or boredom.
Law. (of a claim) no longer in force through lack of action.
(v.i.)to make or become stale.
Origin of stale:
1250–1300; akin to MD stel; perh. akin to stale2
stalesteɪl(v.; n.)staled, stal•ing
(v.i.)(of livestock, esp. horses) to urinate.
Category: Animal Husbandry
(n.)the urine of livestock.
Origin of stale:
1400–50; late ME stalen to urinate, prob. < OF estaler < Gmc; cf. MLG, late MHG stallen
lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age
"stale bread"; "the beer was stale"
cold, stale, dusty, moth-eaten(verb)
lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new
"moth-eaten theories about race"; "stale news"
urinate, of cattle and horses
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
(of food) tasting old and dry
the stock or handle of anything; as, the stale of a rake
vapid or tasteless from age; having lost its life, spirit, and flavor, from being long kept; as, stale beer
not new; not freshly made; as, stele bread
having lost the life or graces of youth; worn out; decayed
worn out by use or familiarity; having lost its novelty and power of pleasing; trite; common
to make vapid or tasteless; to destroy the life, beauty, or use of; to wear out
to make water; to discharge urine; -- said especially of horses and cattle
that which is stale or worn out by long keeping, or by use
urine, esp. that of beasts
something set, or offered to view, as an allurement to draw others to any place or purpose; a decoy; a stool pigeon
a laughingstock; a dupe
Stale is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Grębów, within Tarnobrzeg County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, in south-eastern Poland. It lies approximately 9 kilometres west of Grębów, 6 km east of Tarnobrzeg, and 62 km north of the regional capital Rzeszów.
Translations for stale
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(of food etc) not fresh and therefore dry and tasteless
- غَيْر طازِج، تَفِه المَذاقArabic
- velhoPortuguese (BR)
- starý, suchýCzech
- qui n'est plus fraisFrench
- बासी, पर्युषितHindi
- star, pokvarenCroatian
- gamall, uppþornaðurIcelandic
- stantio, vecchioItalian
- 싱싱하지 못한Korean
- senas, sudžiūvęsLithuanian
- vecs; sacietējisLatvian
- niet versDutch
- gammel; ikke fersk; dovenNorwegian
- zestarzały, czerstwyPolish
- несвежий; чёрствыйRussian
- starý, suchýSlovak
- star, postan, preležanSlovenian
- gammal, fadd, avslagenSwedish
- 不新鮮的Chinese (Trad.)
- черствий, несвіжийUkrainian
- باسی اور بے مزہUrdu
- ôi thiuVietnamese
- 不新鲜的Chinese (Simp.)
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