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shopworn

adjective uk   /ˈʃɒp.wɔːn/ us    /ˈʃɑːp.wɔːrn/
US ( UK shop-soiled) If goods sold in shops are shopworn, they are slightly dirty or damaged and therefore reduced in price US If a story or joke is shopworn, it is boring or not interesting because it is so familiar to people.
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