wore thin meaning


    Definition of wore thin in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFwear thinSGwears thinPRwearing thinPPworn thin
    1. simple past tense of wear thin.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The tiles were wearing thin due to years of children's feet. ‎
        • But though intriguing at first, his knowingly enigmatic narration, stylish antichoreography and overripe cinematography wear thin in the long run.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
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          • Verb simple past forms
      Source: Wiktionary

      Meaning of wore thin for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this idiom "wore thin" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
      Definiteness: Level 1
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