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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Lacking originality or spontaneity; Worn or nibbled away by (or as if by) insects; Showing signs of wear and tear.

Usage examples (33)
  • moth-eaten blankets
  • moth-eaten theories about race
  • Drops of water clung like dew to the moth-eaten beard.
  • Of course there will be a few moth-eaten old cannibals. for more
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