- s worn or faded from being on display in a store
shopworn merchandise at half price
- s repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
- The tools of the political trade seem shopworn this year.
- But I don't think anyone notices the shopworn decor or the security guard, for that matter.
- In the 1980s the Democratic Leadership Council, organized as an affront to party orthodoxy, played an influential role in steering it away from shopworn liberalism and toward a .
News & Articles
- Mania Review: Despicable Me 2
I enjoyed the first Despicable Me as a mildly effective babysitting movie; I thought its world was too unformed and its scenario too shopworn, but I loved its grumpy villain-made-good Gru (voiced by Steve Carell) and his three adorable charges. Now comes the inevitable sequel...
July 3, 2013 - Mania
- Bill McKibben in Council on Foreign Relations
However, environmentalist Bill McKibben, writing in the New York Review of Books, calls Lomborg's analysis "weak, a farrago of straw men and carefully selected, shopworn data that holds up poorly in light of the most recent research, both scientific...
- Charlie Chaplin in Balkan Travellers
In 1910 Charlie Chaplin, who attended a burlesque show in Chicago, described it as "consisting of a coterie of rough-and-tumble comedians supported by twenty or more chorus girls. Some were pretty, others shopworn. Some of the comedians were funny,...
- Teddy Atlas in ESPN
I think Cotto's damaged goods,ESPN boxing analyst Teddy Atlas said. "He's a little shopworn. The fight for Foreman could be even easier than people think."