twice-told

[twahys-tohld]
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adjective

having been told before; related two times.

Nearby words

  1. twi-nighter,
  2. twibill,
  3. twice,
  4. twice-born,
  5. twice-laid,
  6. twicer,
  7. twickenham,
  8. twiddle,
  9. twiddle one's thumbs,
  10. twig

Origin of twice-told

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50

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British Dictionary definitions for twice-told

twice-told

adjective

hackneyed through repeated use
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