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Synonyms for stale
steɪlstale

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. stale

    Synonyms:
    cold, dull, flat, flavorless, insipid, prosy, stupid, tasteless, vapid

    Antonyms:
    flavorous, forcible, lively, piquant, pungent, racy, rich, spicy, spirited

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. stale

    Synonyms:
    vapid, tasteless, threadbare, commonplace, hackneyed

    Antonyms:
    fresh

Princeton's WordNet

  1. staleadjective

    lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age

    "stale bread"; "the beer was stale"

    Synonyms:
    moth-eaten, dusty, cold

    Antonyms:
    good, original, new-made, fresh-cut, strong, unspoilt, hot, fresh, warm, crisp, undecomposed, unspoiled, caller

  2. cold, stale, dusty, moth-eatenverb

    lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new

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

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

    Antonyms:
    crisp, good, warm, undecomposed, hot, caller, original, new-made, unspoilt, unspoiled, strong, fresh, fresh-cut

  3. staleverb

    urinate, of cattle and horses

    Antonyms:
    hot, unspoiled, new-made, caller, original, warm, good, fresh, undecomposed, strong, crisp, unspoilt, fresh-cut

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. staleadjective

    Synonyms:
    vapid, tasteless, insipid, mawkish, flat, flashy, musty, fusty, sour, not fresh

  2. staleadjective

    Synonyms:
    old, decayed, faded, effete, time-worn, worn out, not new

  3. staleadjective

    Synonyms:
    trite, common, hackneyed, commonplace, threadbare, not novel

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. staleadjective

    Synonyms:
    vapid, musty, fusty, flat, insipid, mawkish, trite, common, banal, hackneyed, commonplace

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "stale":

    obsolete, outdated, out-of-date, outmoded, antiquated

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1766flat
#1986cold
#4775stupid
#12297obsolete
#12662outdated
#13293dull
#15965dusty
#25249shabby
#25360stale
#27935commonplace
#31262inhuman
#32970tasteless
#49178antiquated
#52117frigid
#70253outmoded
#72074insipid
#79400ratty
#85672tatty
#94014vapid
#100279threadbare
#101506hackneyed
#238944flavorless
#272680insensate

How to use stale in a sentence?

  1. Shay Spence:

    I put my twist on it by really caramelizing the pizza pieces until they’re almost like croutons and the cheese gets nice and crispy, the eggs start to rehydrate the pizza also, so it’s the perfect way to use up leftovers that are going stale.

  2. Ashwali Monga:

    You're signaling freshness, you're signaling' natural'... all the good things that make food good, if I'm a grocery store then that's how I want you to see my store — logistically, if this person can manage fresh flowers and sell them, this person isn't going to sell stale food.

  3. Knowlton Thomas:

    Be available. If it’s a good pitch, you’re going to get a reply back, but news gets stale fast, so you have to be prepared to handle follow-ups promptly.

  4. Bernie Sanders:

    Brothers and sisters: Now is not the time for thinking small, now is not the time for the same-old, same-old establishment politics and stale inside-the-Beltway ideas.

  5. Bernie Sanders:

    Now is not the time for the same-old, same-old establishment politics and stale inside-the-Beltway ideas.


Translations for stale

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  • abgestanden, schal, veraltet, altbacken, abgedroschenGerman
  • μπαγιάτικος, στάσιμοςGreek
  • malfreŝaEsperanto
  • duro, pasado, manido, revenido, viciado, anquilosadoSpanish
  • väljähtänyt, kulunut, varsi, tympeä, ummehtunutFinnish
  • vicié, défraîchi, croupi, vieilli, suranné, caduc, rance, périmé, rassisFrench
  • stantioItalian
  • לֹא טָרִיHebrew
  • 古い, 陳腐Japanese
  • ranzig, taai, muf, onfris, vervuild, ouderwetsDutch
  • parado, rançosoPortuguese
  • банальный, затхлый, несвежий, бородатый, избитый, чёрствыйRussian
  • bajatAlbanian
  • passéSwedish
  • పాచిన, వడలిన, వాడినTelugu
  • bayatTurkish
  • 陳舊Chinese

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