This little girl is tired.
- An example of tired is when you are no longer interested in watching TV.
- An example of tired is an old and boring cliche.
- An example of tired is when you are exhausted and need to go to sleep.
The definition of tired is being bored with something, or something that has become stale or being fatigued and in need of rest.
- fatigued, worn-out, or weary
- stale; hackneyed
Origin of tiredMiddle English (Northern) tyrit ; from tiren: see tire
make someone tired☆
Slang to annoy or vex someone: this foolishness makes me tired
- a. Exhausted of strength or energy; fatigued.b. Impatient; bored: tired of the same old sandwiches.
- Overused; hackneyed: a tired joke.
- Simple past tense and past participle of tire.
(comparative more tired, superlative most tired)
- Adverbs often applied to "tired": physically, mentally, emotionally.
Variant of tire
intransitive verbtired, tiring
- to become in need of rest; become weary or fatigued through exertion
- to lose interest or patience; become bored or impatient: usually with of
Origin of tireMiddle English tiren ; from Old English tiorian, to fail, be tired, probably ; from Germanic an unverified form tiuzōn, to stay behind ; from Indo-European an unverified form deus-, to cease ; from base an unverified form deu-, to move forward
- to diminish the strength of by exertion, etc.; fatigue; weary: often with out
- to diminish the patience or interest of, as by dull talk, etc.; make weary; bore