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warmed-over

[wawrmd-oh-ver] /ˈwɔrmdˈoʊ vər/
adjective
1.
(of cooked foods) heated again:
warmed-over stew.
2.
reworked or repeated without enthusiasm or introduction of new ideas; stale:
a warmed-over version of an old show.
Origin of warmed-over
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90
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  • Flapjacks and bacon and warmed-over beans constituted his supper.

  • Having breakfasted heartily on sourdough flapjacks, warmed-over baked beans and coffee, they were ready for anything.

    On the Yukon Trail Roy J. Snell
  • It was one of those gentle, warmed-over summer days and the air was mild and filled with little whispers.

    Jane Journeys On Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • Yes, said the man with the spectacles, warmed-over pastry is good for nothing, hum!

  • This she would eat while old man Minick guiltily supped up his cup of warmed-over broth, or his coddled egg.

    Gigolo Edna Ferber
  • Hetty was dishing out fragrant, warmed-over stew into three lunch dishes on the table.

    Make Mine Homogenized Rick Raphael
  • Generally, it is best to avoid fried and warmed-over meats, and pork should not be served to the sick.

  • warmed-over dinners are good enough in their place, but when we pay the same price, we have a right to be dainty.

    Alone Marion Harland

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