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2 definitions found
 for well-worn
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: showing signs of much wear or use
      2: repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; "bromidic
         sermons"; "his remarks were trite and commonplace";
         "hackneyed phrases"; "a stock answer"; "repeating threadbare
         jokes"; "parroting some timeworn axiom"; "the trite metaphor
         `hard as nails'" [syn: banal, commonplace, hackneyed,
         old-hat, shopworn, stock(a), threadbare, timeworn,
         tired, trite, well-worn]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  53 Moby Thesaurus words for "well-worn":
     automatic, back-number, banal, bare, beaten, bewhiskered, bromidic,
     common, commonplace, constant, corny, cut-and-dried, deep-worn,
     dog-eared, fade, familiar, frequent, fusty, habitual, hackney,
     hackneyed, moth-eaten, musty, old hat, persistent, platitudinous,
     recurrent, recurring, regular, repetitive, routine, sere, set,
     shelfworn, shopworn, square, stale, stereotyped, stock, threadbare,
     timeworn, trite, truistic, unoriginal, warmed-over, well-known,
     well-trodden, worn, worn ragged, worn thin, worn to rags,
     worn to threads, worn-down

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