Definition of worn adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//wɔːn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//wɔːrn//
    Tiredness, How a building looks
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  1. 1[usually before noun] (of a thing) damaged or thinner than normal because it is old and has been used a lot an old pair of worn jeans The stone steps were worn and broken. The tapestry is still valuable in spite of its worn condition. see also well worn See related entries: How a building looks
  2. 2(of a person) looking very tired synonym weary She came out of the ordeal looking thin and worn. See related entries: Tiredness
  3. see also wear
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