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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theytire of
he/she/ittires of
present participletiring of
past tensetired of
past participletired of
  1. 1
    tire of someone/something to become bored with someone or something
    You’ll soon tire of their music.
    She quickly tired of his company.
  2. 2
    never tire of something to always enjoy something
    never tire of doing something: I never tire of hearing stories about his travels.
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a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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