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Definition of Stale
The stock or handle of anything; as, the stale of a rake.
Vapid or tasteless from age; having lost its life, spirit, and flavor, from being long kept; as, stale beer.
Not new; not freshly made; as, stele bread.
Having lost the life or graces of youth; worn out; decayed.
Worn out by use or familiarity; having lost its novelty and power of pleasing; trite; common.
To make vapid or tasteless; to destroy the life, beauty, or use of; to wear out.
To make water; to discharge urine; -- said especially of horses and cattle.
That which is stale or worn out by long keeping, or by use.
Urine, esp. that of beasts.
Something set, or offered to view, as an allurement to draw others to any place or purpose; a decoy; a stool pigeon.
A laughingstock; a dupe.
O God, O God, how weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable seem to me all the uses of this world!
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Real love is the love that sometimes arises after sensual pleasure: if it does, it is immortal; the other kind inevitably goes stale, for it lies in mere fantasy.
Winter lies too long in country towns; hangs on until it is stale and shabby, old and sullen.
More "Stale" Quotations
stale in Dutch is muf, adellijk, benauwd, goor, gortig
stale in German is abgestanden, schal
stale in Portuguese is velho
stale in Spanish is oprimido, rancio
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