moth-eaten

Definitions of moth-eaten
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adj worn or eaten away by (or as if by) moths

moth-eaten blankets”
Synonyms:
mothy
worn
affected by wear; damaged by long use

adj showing signs of wear and tear

Synonyms:
ratty, shabby, tatty
worn
affected by wear; damaged by long use

adj lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new

moth-eaten theories about race”
Synonyms:
cold, dusty, stale
unoriginal
not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual

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