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English definition of “played out”

played out

adjective     /ˌpleɪdˈaʊt/ informal
tired and no longer having power or effectiveness : I'm about played out, Jack - it's time I retired . [before noun] figurative They won't get people to vote for those played-out old policies .Tired and making tired
(Definition of played out adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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