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English definition of “moth-eaten”

moth-eaten

adjective     /ˈmɒθˌiː.tən/ US  /ˈmɑːθˌiː.t̬ən/
If clothing or furniture is moth-eaten, it looks old and has holes in it: I found some moth-eaten old sweaters in the back of the wardrobe.In bad condition
(Definition of moth-eaten adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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