synonyms
  • definitions

time-worn

[ tahym-wawrn, -wohrn ]SEE DEFINITION OF time-worn
  • as inold
  • as inolden

Synonyms for time-worn

  • age-old
  • antique
  • crumbling
  • former
  • old-fashioned
  • old-time
  • original
  • outmoded
  • primitive
  • traditional
  • venerable
  • aboriginal
  • antediluvian
  • bygone
  • past
  • relic
  • remote
  • antiquated
  • archaic
  • cast-off
  • dated
  • decayed
  • demode
  • done
  • early
  • erstwhile
  • hackneyed
  • immemorial
  • late
  • moth-eaten
  • of old
  • of yore
  • olden
  • oldfangled
  • once
  • onetime
  • out-of-date
  • passé
  • primeval
  • primordial
  • pristine
  • quondam
  • rusty
  • sometime
  • stale
  • superannuated
  • unfashionable
  • unoriginal
  • worn-out
MOST RELEVANT

Antonyms for time-worn

  • current
  • fresh
  • modern
  • new
  • present
  • up-to-date
  • contemporary
  • recent
  • young
  • youthful
MOST RELEVANT
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TIME-WORN

There were time-worn shades to the windows, but no curtains.

It was a plain Gothic parapet, in keeping with the time-worn building.

I have been reading the bills, yellow-stained and time-worn.

Prescott, antiquated and time-worn, is on the Canadian bank.

The time-worn colossus of Rome was tottering under its own weight.

When I saw Whiteley, last June, he was time-worn and whitened.

At the top of the sheet, which was yellow and time-worn, were two lines, as follows:XLI.

It was not long before they were on the time-worn topic, the war of the sexes.

Again, this point of view offers a satisfactory solution for the time-worn puzzle of relativity.

On the Matron's time-worn mantleLet the Poet's wreath be laid.

WORD ORIGIN

1729, from time (n.) + worn (adj.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TIME-WORN

eldest

adjectiveobsolete, outdated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