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Definition of well-worn adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1worn or used a lot or for a long time a well-worn jacket Most British visitors beat a well-worn path to the same tourist areas of the U.S.
  2. 2(of a phrase, story, etc.) heard so often that it does not sound interesting anymore synonym hackneyed
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