Meaning of “warmed-over” in the English Dictionary

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"warmed-over" in British English

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warmed-overadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˌwɔːmdˈəʊ.vər/ us /ˌwɔːrmdˈoʊ.vɚ/ mainly US disapproving

food that is warmed-over has been heated again:

All there was for dinner was yesterday's warmed-over stew.

using an idea that has been used before and is not new or interesting:

These commercials are just warmed-over imitations of earlier TV ads.

(Definition of “warmed-over” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)