pre-distressed

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

pre- +‎ distressed

Adjective[edit]

pre-distressed (not comparable)

  1. (colloquial) already distressed before purchase, artificially made to look worn and old (usually applied to clothes or furniture)
    • 2004, The New Yorker, 30 August, p.38
      a new pre-distressed J.Crew cap