moth-eaten[ mawth-eet-n, moth- ]SEE DEFINITION OF moth-eaten
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MOTH-EATEN
It's all stuffy and moth-eaten, and the gold is nearly black.
That's the old, moth-eaten gag they're sure to try to pull on you.
Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are moth-eaten.
Come one, come all—all you moth-eaten, lousy stiffs from Stiffville.
The furniture was dilapidated, and the coverings of it were worn and moth-eaten.
It is a rusted and a moth-eaten thing; it eats the flesh as doth a canker.
She likewise found a moth-eaten parchment, which she sat down to peruse.
I saw something like them in Hampton Court, but there they were worn and frayed and moth-eaten.
It was generally supposed that she was, in the slang of the day, either "moth-eaten," or "cracked."
Besides, you are an old fogy, Sam—you are out of date, moth-eaten.
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