Examples from the Web for shopworn
Leave it to the Satanists to bring new fun to the shopworn church-state debate.
This brings us back to the most shopworn cliché in the Middle East peace process bag: confidence-building measures.
Jennie does not learn that home is where the heart is or anything so shopworn.Maurice Sendak Didn’t Just Make Books for Children, but for Everyone|Malcolm Jones|May 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
How does Perry go North with the shopworn baggage of Johnny Reb superiority and an unapologetic evangelical paternalism?
But the idea that technology makes us free has now become a shopworn notion in need of drastic revision.
I had a feeling that the end and slice would lie around and get shopworn if I did not take them.The Car That Went Abroad|Albert Bigelow Paine
He was long limbed and awkward and useless, and homely as a shopworn fifty-cent yellow plush manicure set.That Pup|Ellis Parker Butler
Amid a mob of shopworn public men, here was one who had at least the charm of novelty.The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume I|Burton J. Hendrick
He looks around helplessly as if searching for new words to clothe an old, shopworn phrase.This Side of Paradise|F. Scott Fitzgerald
Even now, shopworn as she was, Gloria could have a fairly wide range of suitors should something happen to him.The Doorway|Evelyn E. Smith