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warmed over

warmed-o·ver
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wawrmd-oh-ver]
    • /ˈwɔːrmd ˈoʊ vər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wawrmd-oh-ver]
    • /ˈwɔːrmd ˈoʊ vər/

Definitions of warmed over words

  • adjective warmed over (of cooked foods) heated again: warmed-over stew. 1
  • adjective warmed over reworked or repeated without enthusiasm or introduction of new ideas; stale: a warmed-over version of an old show. 1
  • adjective warmed over heated up 1

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Origin of warmed over

First appearance:

before 1885
One of the 21% newest English words
First recorded in 1885-90

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Parts of speech for Warmed over

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

warmed over popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 51% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

warmed over usage trend in Literature

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