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English adjective: stale

1. stale lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age

SamplesStale bread.
The beer was stale.

Similaraddled, bad, cold, corrupt, day-old, flyblown, hard, limp, maggoty, moldy, mouldy, musty, putrescent, putrid, rancid, rotten, spoiled, spoilt, tainted, wilted

See alsoold, unoriginal



2. stale lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new

SamplesMoth-eaten theories about race.
Stale news.

Synonymscold, dusty, moth-eaten



English verb: stale

1. stale (body) urinate, of cattle and horses

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)make, make water, micturate, pass water, pee, pee-pee, piddle, piss, puddle, relieve oneself, spend a penny, take a leak, urinate, wee, wee-wee

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