- adj. figuratively, colloquial already distressed before purchase, artificially made to look worn and old (usually applied to clothes or furniture)
“Once in a while, brand-new pre-distressed clothes can look exceptional, like the $455 Dolce & Gabbana paint-splattered jeans for men and women that, alas, I passed up in the late 1990s.”
“Architect Leonard Fusco, of GF55 Partners, which designs apartment buildings that generally look more like new-age dormitories than places where anyone really builds a life, has rimmed the building's front windows in heavy frames of custom bull-nose brick with panels of pre-distressed aluminum running vertically between.”
“Anyone want to buy used, I mean pre-distressed, Carharts for $300?”
“In fact, in the event that the cargo bike becomes Fixed-Gear 2.0, I plan to market a line of color-coordinated and pre-distressed empty cardboard boxes that people can simply keep on their bikes at all times for instant "load cred.”
“Even that bag would probably fetch a tidy sum, as it's fashionably pre-distressed, and nothing says "street cred" like the stench of canal water.”
“I think that they come pre-distressed and disabled...”
“Since my car was pre-distressed and customized by encounters with hard objects, and theirs were not, they knew I had nothing left to lose and would pause to allow my entry onto their misnamed expressway. robrt8”
“Apparently the wrinkles are supposed to represent the topography of Alpe d'Huez, though they really just look like buttsweat-induced creases, and at first I glance I thought this one was pre-distressed from the factory.”
“Explaining to the rookie in the pre-distressed messenger outfit how to ride in traffic was the best part.”
“I never understood the mentality behind buying pre-distressed clothes.”
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