Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- worn or deteriorated by long use or existence
- hackneyed; trite
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- Showing the effects of long use or wear: timeworn lanes.
- Used too often; trite: timeworn expressions.