Definition of well worn in English:

well worn

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adjective

1Showing the signs of extensive use or wear: a well-worn leather armchair
More example sentences
  • Two mugs of steaming hot chocolate sat on the mahogany table that was placed between two well-worn leather arm chairs.
  • He wore a gold sleeper in his left ear, a well-worn, waist-length brown leather jacket, dark blue jeans, a black belt and a gold bracelet.
  • A young lady with tan skin and black hair stepped out, wearing a dirty uniform of some kind and well-worn leather boots.
Synonyms
shabby, scruffy, battered, worn, old, thin, threadbare, worn out, holey, moth-eaten, mangy, ragged, frayed, tattered, falling apart at the seams, in shreds, in tatters, falling to pieces, decrepit, having seen better days
informal tatty, ratty, the worse for wear
North American informal raggedy, raggedy-ass
Australian informal warby
rare out at elbows
1.1(Of a phrase, idea, or joke) used or repeated so often that it no longer has interest or significance: a well-worn theme
More example sentences
  • To repeat what is now a well-worn phrase, it does in fact take a village to raise a child.
  • Though it won't come easily, well-worn ideas and paradigms will have to be replaced.
  • Now, over 60 years later, that well-worn phrase ‘the good auld days’ is brought to life.
Synonyms
stale, hackneyed, clichéd, stock, trite, banal, worn out, time-worn, threadbare, hoary, tired, overused, obsolete, antiquated, old
informal played out, clapped out, hacky, old hat

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