Definition of warmed-up in English:


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(or US warmed-over)


  • 1(Of food or drink) reheated: a warmed-up airline meal
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    • They're operating high-volume barbecue and bar joints, peddling warmed-over (albeit tasty) versions of their mother's meatball recipes.
    • Sadly, pizza too often resembles a mess of cheese and warmed-over cold meats toasted by an undergraduate under an oven grill.
    • Would my partner and I be freed from the tyranny of having to rise early to provide a nutritious packed lunch for our daughter rather than subject her to the warmed-over God-knows-what at school?
  • 2(Of an idea or product) not new or original: the memorandum is a mishmash of outmoded economic ideas and warmed-up ideals from before the war warmed-over policies from the 1990s
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    • All you've got for me is warmed-over rumor and Beltway gossip!
    • The Forbes piece railed at "unknown authors [who] shamelessly exploit famous figures to peddle warmed-over management advice."
    • They all pretty much regurgitate the same warmed-over talking points.

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