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English definition of “tire of sth/sb”

tire of sth/sb

phrasal verb with tire     /taɪər/ US  /taɪr/ verb [I or T]
C2 to become bored with someone or something, or to stop enjoying an activity: This is the kind of toy that children will soon tire of. He never tires of (= he enjoys) playing games on his computer.Bore and bored
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