shopworn

(redirected from shopwornly)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

shop·worn

 (shŏp′wôrn′)
adj.
1. Tarnished, frayed, faded, or otherwise defective from being on display in a store.
2. Worn-out, as from overuse; trite: shopworn anecdotes.

shopworn

(ˈʃɒpˌwɔːn)
adj
the US word for shopsoiled

shop•worn

(ˈʃɒpˌwɔrn, -ˌwoʊrn)

adj.
1. worn or marred, as goods exposed and handled in a store.
2. trite; hackneyed.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.shopworn - worn or faded from being on display in a store; "shopworn merchandise at half price"
worn - affected by wear; damaged by long use; "worn threads on the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the jacket"
2.shopworn - repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; "bromidic sermons"; "his remarks were trite and commonplace"; "hackneyed phrases"; "a stock answer"; "repeating threadbare jokes"; "parroting some timeworn axiom"; "the trite metaphor `hard as nails'"
unoriginal - not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual; "the manuscript contained unoriginal emendations"; "his life had been unoriginal, conforming completely to the given pattern"- Gwethalyn Graham

shopworn

adjective