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English definition of “washed-out”

washed-out

adjective /ˈwɑʃtˈɑʊt, ˈwɔʃt-/
lacking color or appearing old as a result of being washed over and over again: a pair of washed-out jeans Someone who looks washed-out looks pale and tired.
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