Hay 2 definiciones de stale en inglés:

stale1

Saltos de línea: stale
Pronunciación: /steɪl
 
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adjetivo (staler, stalest)

1(Of food) no longer fresh and pleasant to eat; hard, musty, or dry: stale bread
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  • Sometimes the dough is stale and impossible to roll out.
  • Breakfast is always the same: instant oatmeal, coffee, and stale biscuits.
  • The next morning, our hopes were further smothered as our complimentary ‘breakfast’ consisted of a stale bun and a cup of milk.
Sinónimos
dry, dried out, hard, hardened, old, past its best, past its sell-by date;
off, mouldy, rotten, decayed, unfresh, rancid, rank
1.1No longer new and interesting or exciting: their marriage had gone stale
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  • Youthful energy can make stale old artistic endeavours exciting.
  • Indoor gardens can transform a stale room into a vibrant living space.
  • He quotes five passages of bad English, in all of which he finds two common qualities: stale imagery and lack of precision.
Sinónimos
hackneyed, tired, worn out, overworked, threadbare, warmed-up, banal, trite, stock, stereotyped, clichéd, run-of-the-mill, commonplace, platitudinous, unoriginal, derivative, unimaginative, uninspired, flat;
out of date, outdated, outmoded, passé, archaic, obsolete, defunct, antiquated;
North American warmed-over
informal old hat, corny, out of the ark, played out, past their sell-by date, hacky
1.2 [predicative] (Of a person) no longer able to perform well or creatively because of having done something for too long: a top executive tends to get stale
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  • Originally, Kye was way more hotter in my mind, but when I wrote him, he turned into a worry-wart with a stale personality.
  • It didn't send its green reporters to war, nor did it leave its stale reporters at home.
  • I won't defend him because I think he's stale and isn't half the wrestler he once was.
1.3(Of a cheque or legal claim) invalid because out of date: justifications for adverse possession go beyond stale claims
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  • For example, it is frequently said that the doctrine is an embodiment of the policy that defendants should be protected from stale claims and that claimants should not sleep on their rights.
  • As I said at the outset of this judgment, the whole purpose of the Limitation Act is to ensure that claims are litigated promptly and that stale claims should be discouraged.
  • Counsel for the 1986 Trustee submits that the claims are stale, speculative, defensible and likely to fail.

verbo

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Make or become stale: [no object]: she would cut up yesterday’s leftover bread, staling now
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  • The beans are then roasted and they are packaged in vac-packs to stop the air staling the product.
  • Dixon liked and revered him for his air of detesting everything that presented itself to his senses, and of not meaning to let this detestation become staled by custom.
  • Having live yeast in the cask ensures freshness because the ongoing fermentation helps to eliminate staling products that appear and the fresh hops ensure a vigorous hop flavour.

Origen

Middle English (describing beer in the sense 'clear from long standing, strong'): probably from Anglo-Norman French and Old French, from estaler 'to halt'; compare with the verb stall.

Derivativos

stalely

adverbio
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  • Despite the trattoria's views of the Tiber and its thoroughly Roman menu, every dish seemed stalely reheated and bland.
  • It's a stalely directed tear-jerker with bad music choices, but if you're going to watch one, it's one of the better ones.
  • An interesting piece, all in all, even if it is stalely predictable.

staleness

sustantivo
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  • This team has performed well in the last two years, but maybe there's a bit of staleness.
  • Burning herbs and spices still has a place in the home: not to mask staleness and bad odours as they did in those dank houses of the past, but to perfume the air with an enjoyable sweetness.
  • Even if you toast stale bread in an attempt to disguise the staleness, it's still stale.

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Hay 2 definiciones de stale en inglés:

stale2

Saltos de línea: stale
Pronunciación: /steɪl
 
/

verbo

[no object]
(Of an animal, especially a horse) urinate: the horse staled while he was riding
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  • But nervousness will likewise do it; fright, or anxiety of almost any kind, will make a horse stale inordinately.
  • The information obtained from the owner was, that a month ago he perceived that the horse staled very much, but he attributed it to the oats being a little mildewed.

Origen

late Middle English: perhaps from Old French estaler 'come to a stand, halt' (compare with stale1).

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