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shopworn

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Trade
shopwornshop‧worn /ˈʃɒpwɔːn $ ˈʃɑːpwɔːrn/ adjective American English 🔊 🔊 1 BBTDAMAGEa product that is shopworn is slightly damaged or dirty because it has been in a shop for a long time syn shop-soiled British English2 INTERESTING#an idea that is shopworn is no longer interesting because it has been discussed many times before syn shop-soiled British English 🔊 shopworn management techniques
Examples from the Corpus
shopwornExotic dancers, taxi drivers, cigarette girls, lawyers of the shopworn sort with dandruff on their lapels.
From Longman Business Dictionaryshopwornshop‧worn /ˈʃɒpwɔːnˈʃɑːpwɔːrn/ adjective American EnglishCOMMERCE shopworn goods are slightly damaged or dirty because they have been in a shop for a long time SYN shop-soiled BrE
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