Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of dressing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of tire.
  • noun uncountable Action of the verb to tire.
  • noun falconry Bits of bone and tough organic material from a corpse given to hawks to abate their hunger.
  • adjective That tires or tire.

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

  • adjective producing exhaustion

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • We talked a bit, keeping things brief as we could see her tiring from the effort of being up, being out and being in conversation.

    Church Lady

  • I assure you it†™ s not as tiring is a reading the same old REHASHED LIES AND DEBUNKED MYTHS you posted daily as facts†¦ Your BORING ZZZzzzz, and sound like a stupid little high school nerd.

    Think Progress » Leak hypocrisy.

  • They couldn't have thought that they could succeed in tiring out a runner like him!

    Further Adventures of Nils

  • I assure you it’s not as tiring is a reading the same old REHASHED LIES AND DEBUNKED MYTHS you posted daily as facts … Your BORING ZZZzzzz, and sound like a stupid little high school nerd.

    Think Progress » Leak hypocrisy.

  • Ceding Arsenal plenty of possession and playing on the break a tiring Sunderland looked poised for a point.

    Sunderland fans salute Arsenal's storybook goalscorer Thierry Henry

  • My weekends have a tendency to be busy and tiring, which isn't always bad, but sometimes isn't good either.

    Comforting Fatigue...

  • My weekends have a tendency to be busy and tiring, which isn't always bad, but sometimes isn't good either.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • Hearing this the Queen called her tiring women, and bade them array her in her robes of State and put pomegranate flowers in her hair.

    The Golden Apple Tree

  • The two opponents both began with the idea of tiring each other out by waiting.

    Stories by Foreign Authors: Polish, Greek, Belgian, Hungarian

  • While attending St. Marks School, he led his soccer team in scoring for three straight seasons and finished his career with a school record 185 points and 33 assists. “Charlie is a really good player, †teammate Jordan Raybould †™ 10, a midfielder, said. “I can always hit a long ball to him, and he will keep possession. †Raybould also said Neil can work hard without tiring, which is important in a sport where a professional midfielder often runs six to seven miles in a game.

    Yale Daily News: Latest Issue

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.