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"worn out" in British English

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worn outadjective

uk   /ˌwɔːn ˈaʊt/ us   /ˌwɔːrn ˈaʊt/
  • worn out adjective (TIRED)

extremely tired: I've been working all night and I'm worn out.
(Definition of worn out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"worn out" in American English

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worn outadjective

also worn-out us   /ˈwɔrn ˈaʊt, woʊrn/
  • worn out adjective (NOT USABLE)

no longer usable because of too much use: The city is looking for a place to dump its worn-out equipment.
  • worn out adjective (EXTREMELY TIRED)

extremely tired: They were worn out after their long walk.
(Definition of worn out from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“worn out” in British English

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