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outworn Line breaks: out|worn
Pronunciation: /ˈaʊtwɔːn/

Definition of outworn in English:


past participle of outwear.


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1Out of date: outworn prejudices
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  • Such language is meant, of course, to be redolent of hell and damnation, a caricature of old-time religion and its outworn morality.
1.1No longer usable or serviceable because of excessive wear: outworn lead flashings
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  • Not only do they have a large range of new boots but they also offer a trade-in service - outgrown boots, not outworn.
  • Even the narrow passageways were clogged with piles of papers stuffed in among outworn printing presses.

Words that rhyme with outworn

adorn, born, borne, bourn, Braun, brawn, corn, dawn, drawn, faun, fawn, forborne, forewarn, forlorn, freeborn, lawn, lorn, morn, mourn, newborn, Norn, pawn, prawn, Quorn, sawn, scorn, Sean, shorn, spawn, suborn, sworn, thorn, thrawn, torn, Vaughan, warn, withdrawn, worn, yawn
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