[ wawrn-out, wohrn- ]
/ ˈwɔrnˈaʊt, ˈwoʊrn- /
worn or used beyond repair.
depleted of energy, strength, or enthusiasm; exhausted; fatigued.
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Origin of worn-out
First recorded in 1585–95
Words nearby worn-out
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British Dictionary definitions for worn out
adjective (worn out when postpositive)
worn or used until threadbare, valueless, or useless
exhausted; very weary
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Idioms and Phrases with worn out
see wear out.
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