Definitions for worn-out

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. worn or used beyond repair.

  2. depleted of energy, strength, or enthusiasm; exhausted; fatigued.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. raddled, worn-out(adj)

    used until no longer useful

    "battered trumpets and raddled radios"; "worn-out shoes with flapping soles"

  2. exhausted, dog-tired, fagged, fatigued, played out, spent, washed-out, worn-out(a), worn out(p)(adj)

    drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted

    "the day's shopping left her exhausted"; "he went to bed dog-tired"; "was fagged and sweaty"; "the trembling of his played out limbs"; "felt completely washed-out"; "only worn-out horses and cattle"; "you look worn out"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. worn-out(adjective)ɔrn, woʊrn

    extremely tired; = exhausted

    We were worn-out after the trip.

  2. worn-outɔrn, woʊrn

    too damaged to be used anymore

    worn-out boots


  1. worn-out(Adjective)

    Damaged due to hard or continued use or exposure until no longer useful or effective.

  2. worn-out(Adjective)

    Exhausted or fatigued from exertion.

    The worn-out soccer players lined up to congratulate the other team.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Worn-out(adj)

    consumed, or rendered useless, by wearing; as, worn-out garments

Anagrams of worn-out

  1. outworn


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