adjective, staler, stalest.
not fresh; vapid or flat, as beverages; dry or hardened, as bread.
having lost novelty or interest; hackneyed; trite:
a stale joke.
having lost freshness, vigor, quick intelligence, initiative, or the like, as from overstrain, boredom, or surfeit:
He had grown stale on the job and needed a long vacation.
Law. having lost force or effectiveness through absence of action, as a claim.
verb (used with or without object), staled, staling.
to make or become stale.
verb (used without object), staled, staling.
(of livestock, especially horses) to urinate.
(esp of food) hard, musty, or dry from being kept too long
(of beer, etc) flat and tasteless from being kept open too long
(of air) stagnant; foul
uninteresting from overuse; hackneyed: stale clichés
no longer new: stale news
lacking in energy or ideas through overwork or lack of variety
(banking) (of a cheque) not negotiable by a bank as a result of not having been presented within six months of being written
(law) (of a claim, etc) having lost its effectiveness or force, as by failure to act or by the lapse of time
to make or become stale
(intransitive) (of livestock) to urinate
the urine of horses or cattle
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adjective 1. of or relating to Joseph Stalin or Stalinism. noun 2. an advocate or supporter of Stalin or Stalinism.
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