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warmed-over

[wawrmd-oh-ver]
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  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.
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Origin of warmed-over

First recorded in 1885–90
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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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