moth-eaten


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  • adj

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showing signs of wear and tear

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worn or eaten away by (or as if by) moths

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lacking originality or spontaneity

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to look a little moth-eaten but I am offering the best diet I can find and the house is well ventilated.
They stock any old rubbish from gran's trusty old chamber pot to Cousin Gwilym's moth-eaten duffel coat, and contraptions that'll miraculously cure headaches by blowing bubbles around your tootsies.
Devastated by what she has done, she stops by the mirror: "I don't have a moth-eaten bare skull, no flickering green light in the eyes.
These and other moth-eaten clichoys are how Tommy would describe himself.
In Moscow (Janot and Stepan) (1994), we interrupt two teenagers canoodling on a moth-eaten sofa.
Winger Aaron Lennon was looking even more vacant than usual, with his funny little moth-eaten eyebrows.
The Bureau of Indications can confirm that a moth-eaten sweater smelling of male underarm has shown an inverse correlation with female attraction to the wearer.
Museums have six or seven long-held specimens, but they're what might otherwise be called moth-eaten.
Finley's act had the moth-eaten aspect of cultural senility.
The windows, recessed and fitted with shutters, were enormously tall and hung with sedate and slightly moth-eaten green plush curtains.
The jury's still out on Brazil's new leader, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, but if he holds to the moth-eaten socialist nostrums that built his cult of personality, Brazilians can look forward to the kind of financial security not seen since Pele signed up with the New York Cosmo's.
Your daughter, Eileen Keating of Saugus, said you could still fit into your moth-eaten police uniform, and you proved it a couple of years ago, when you showed up when her son-in-law, Robert Greenbaum, graduated from the Los Angeles Police Academy.
But tapestries, moth-eaten in museums, may bring color
A kerosene lamp, an old army footlocker and two camp bunks with moth-eaten blankets complete the fixings.
Wilson's exacting coaching of Milwaukee's Anne Finch and Susan Tanner brought memories of Ballet Theatre's introduction of the ballet with Lucia Chase waving her moth-eaten feather boa and Agnes de Mille, in an awful blond wig, clumsily climbing in and out of too-narrow hoops.