timeworn

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

timeworn ‎(comparative more timeworn, superlative most timeworn)

  1. showing the effects of wear due to long use
    • 2014, Paul Salopek, Blessed. Cursed. Claimed., National Geographic (December 2014)[1]
      After walking the timeworn horizons out of Africa, I have entered a corrugated maze, a knotted crossroad of the world where landscape is read like sacrament, a labyrinth of echoing faiths called the Middle East.
  2. trite or banal; overused or hackneyed

Synonyms[edit]