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Definition of Stale

Stale

  1. The stock or handle of anything; as, the stale of a rake.
  2. Vapid or tasteless from age; having lost its life, spirit, and flavor, from being long kept; as, stale beer.
  3. Not new; not freshly made; as, stele bread.
  4. Having lost the life or graces of youth; worn out; decayed.
  5. Worn out by use or familiarity; having lost its novelty and power of pleasing; trite; common.
  6. To make vapid or tasteless; to destroy the life, beauty, or use of; to wear out.
  7. To make water; to discharge urine; -- said especially of horses and cattle.
  8. That which is stale or worn out by long keeping, or by use.
  9. A prostitute.
  10. Urine, esp. that of beasts.
  11. Something set, or offered to view, as an allurement to draw others to any place or purpose; a decoy; a stool pigeon.
  12. A stalking-horse.
  13. A stalemate.
  14. A laughingstock; a dupe.
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Stale Translations

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