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moth-eaten

moth-eat·en

moth-eaten

 
pronunciation:
mawth i tn
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: eaten full of holes by or as if by moth larvae.
definition 2: seriously worn or deteriorated.
a moth-eaten old pair of boots
similar words:
threadbare
definition 3: antiquated, as an idea; outworn.
a moth-eaten plot for a novel
similar words:
threadbare
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