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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

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]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

shopworn adj 1: worn or faded from being on display in a store; "shopworn merchandise at half price" [syn: shopworn, shopsoiled] 2: repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; "bromidic sermons"; "his remarks were trite and commonplace"; "hackneyed phrases"; "a stock answer"; "repeating threadbare jokes"; "parroting some timeworn axiom"; "the trite metaphor `hard as nails'" [syn: banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock(a), threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, well-worn]
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