wore-out

[ wawr-out, wohr- ]
/ ˈwɔrˈaʊt, ˈwoʊr- /

adjective Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S.

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Example sentences from the Web for wore-out

  • The top of the hill, as I found when first I climbed up there, was a wore-out crater.

    Friend Island|Francis Stevens
  • She 'lows he's got some scheme or other, 'at ain't no good to your folks, a-lettin' good money on a wore-out farm like Skyrie.

    Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
  • And off he goes, just like a wore-out, desponded, onhappy little boy.

    J. Poindexter, Colored|Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
  • The first crowd in July swapped their wore-out scrub stock for our good stock.

    Slave Narratives: Arkansas Narratives|Work Projects Administration