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stale

US [steɪl]
UK [steɪl]
  • v.走味;使陈旧;使没有味道;用坏
  • adj.不新鲜的;(空气)污浊的;(烟味)难闻的;陈腐的
  • n.囮子;笑柄;受人愚弄成为笑谈的人;畜尿
  • Web陈旧的;走了气的;走味的
Comparative Degree:staler  Superlative:stalest  
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adj.
1.
不新鲜的no longer fresh and therefore unpleasant to eat
2.
不新鲜的;(空气)污浊的;(烟味)难闻的no longer fresh; smelling unpleasant
stale cigarette smoke
难闻的烟味儿
stale sweat
汗臭味
3.
陈腐的;没有新意的;老掉牙的something that isstale has been said or done too many times before and is no longer interesting or exciting
stale jokes
老掉牙的笑话
Their marriage had gone stale .
他们的婚姻已了无热情。
4.
(因持续做某事时间太长)厌倦的,腻烦的a person who isstale has done the same thing for too long and so is unable to do it well or produce any new ideas
After ten years in the job, she felt stale and needed a change.
在那个岗位干了十年之后,她觉得腻了,需要换换工作。

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