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To make them, I start by cutting a loaf of stale sourdough bread into large cubes and scattering them across a sheet tray.

If Zoom and other video chats have grown stale, hosting your own small get-togethers is a possibility.

The product lines in the CPG category are all hotly competitive, and profit margins, already low, shrivel quickly once a brand grows stale.

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Kohl’s problem is that too many of its store brands grew stale, particularly in apparel.

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Conversely, if the queue worker does not run frequently enough, the queue will stay high, and stale pages will remain in cache and be served to end users for longer than desired.

Both are stale and boring, and whichever one you end up having in the end is still unpleasant.

To call them mediocre, uninspiring, and stale would be overly generous.

The issues seem “stale” only because the commentators demand to be entertained.

Instead, they will be at best a stale and bitter punchline of our times and then fade, unloved, into obscurity.

Fine, she says, but they lived on three stale sandwiches a day.

The outside, also, well polished with sweet oil and stale milk, then enveloped in chamois leather.

They also know how to blow out and dress stale poultry, so as to make it look quite fresh and plump.

It reeked with stale tobacco-smoke, the smell of cookery, and the odors of frowsy clothes.

Long habit had not made her merit stale to me—the flavor of it was always fresh and new.

Let us have your news anyway, and forgive this silly stale effusion.


On this page you'll find 150 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stale, such as: musty, smelly, sour, stagnant, watery, and dried.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.