boughten vs bought :

boughten or bought

“Bought, ” not “boughten,” is the past tense of “buy.” “Store-bought,” a colloquial expression for “not home-made,” is already not formal English; but it is not improved by being turned into “store-boughten.”

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Definitions

  • s  purchased; not homemade
    my boughten clothes
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