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Definition of washed out adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


    washed out

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  1. 1 (of cloth, clothes, or colors) no longer brightly colored, often as a result of frequent washing She didn't like jeans that looked too washed out. a pair of washed-out old jeans The walls were a washed-out blue color.
  2. 2(of a person) pale and tired synonym exhausted He always looks washed out at the end of the week.
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