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  1. moth-eaten, ratty, shabby, tatty(adj)

    showing signs of wear and tear

    "a ratty old overcoat"; "shabby furniture"; "an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains"

    Synonyms:
    flashy, ratty, gimcrack, meretricious, tacky, dusty, trashy, loud, garish, brassy, cheap, cold, shabby, mothy, tawdry, flash, tatty, stale, gaudy

    Antonyms:
    original, new

  2. moth-eaten, mothy(adj)

    worn or eaten away by (or as if by) moths

    "moth-eaten blankets"

    Synonyms:
    ratty, dusty, cold, tatty, stale, shabby, mothy

    Antonyms:
    new, original

  3. cold, stale, dusty, moth-eaten(adj)

    lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new

    "moth-eaten theories about race"; "stale news"

    Synonyms:
    dust-covered, ratty, dusty, cold, tatty, mothy, stale, shabby, inhuman, cold-blooded, frigid, insensate

    Antonyms:
    original, new

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  1. motheaten

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