Search Result for "shopworn":
1. worn or faded from being on display in a store;
- Example: "shopworn merchandise at half price"
[syn: shopworn, shopsoiled]
2. repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse;
- Example: "bromidic sermons"
- Example: "his remarks were trite and commonplace"
- Example: "hackneyed phrases"
- Example: "a stock answer"
- Example: "repeating threadbare jokes"
- Example: "parroting some timeworn axiom"
- Example: "the trite metaphor `hard as nails'"
[syn: banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock(a), threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, well-worn]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Shopworn \Shop"worn`\, a. Somewhat worn or damaged by having been kept for a time in a shop. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
21 Moby Thesaurus words for "shopworn": bare, cliche, cliched, deep-worn, dog-eared, hackneyed, overused, overworked, sere, shelfworn, stale, threadbare, timeworn, tired, well-worn, worn, worn ragged, worn to rags, worn to threads, worn-down, worn-out