warmed-over


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warmed-o·ver

(wôrmd′ō′vər)
adj.
1. Warmed up; reheated: warmed-over tidbits.
2. Not new, fresh, or spontaneous; stale.

warmed′-o′ver



adj.
1. (of cooked foods) reheated: warmed-over stew.
2. reworked or repeated without enthusiasm or introduction of new ideas; stale: a warmed-over version of an old plot.
[1885–90]
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warm

(woːm) adjective
1. moderately, or comfortably, hot. Are you warm enough, or shall I close the window?; a warm summer's day.
2. (of clothes) protecting the wearer from the cold. a warm jumper.
3. welcoming, friendly, enthusiastic etc. a warm welcome; a warm smile.
4. tending to make one hot. This is warm work!
5. (of colours) enriched by a certain quantity of red or pink, or (of red etc) rich and bright. a warm red; I don't want white walls – I want something warmer.
verb
1. to make moderately hot. He warmed his hands in front of the fire.
2. to become friendly (towards) or enthusiastic (about). She warmed to his charm.
noun
an act of warming. Give your hands a warm in front of the fire.
ˈwarmly adverb
warmness noun
ˈwarmth () noun
the state of being warm. the warmth of the fire; The actor was delighted by the warmth of the applause; The warmth of her smile made me feel welcome.
ˌwarm-ˈblooded adjective
1. having a blood temperature greater than that of the surrounding atmosphere. warm-blooded animals such as man.
2. enthusiastic; passionate. When I was young and warm-blooded, I was passionate about many things that don't interest me now.
warmed-over adjective
(American).
1. warmed up or heated again. warmed-over soup.
2. (of a story, idea etc) that has been heard many times before so that it is no longer interesting or relevant.
ˌwarmˈhearted adjective
kind and affectionate. a warmhearted old lady; a warmhearted action.
ˌwarmˈheartedness noun
warm up
to make or become warm. The room will soon warm up; Have a cup of coffee to warm you up.