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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Showing the effects of long use or wear: timeworn lanes.
  • adj. Used too often; trite: timeworn expressions.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. showing the effects of wear due to long use
  • adj. trite or banal; overused or hackneyed

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse

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