Synonyms for stale

Synonyms for (verb) stale

Synonyms: stale

Definition: urinate, of cattle and horses

Similar words: pass water, pee, pee-pee, puddle, relieve oneself, piddle, piss, make, make water, micturate, wee, wee-wee, urinate, take a leak, spend a penny

Definition: eliminate urine

Usage: Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug

Synonyms for (adj) stale

Synonyms: stale

Definition: lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age

Usage: stale bread; the beer was stale

Similar words: addled

Definition: (of eggs) no longer edible

Usage: an addled egg

Similar words: bad, spoiled, spoilt

Definition: (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition

Usage: bad meat; a refrigerator full of spoilt food

Similar words: cold

Definition: having lost freshness through passage of time

Usage: a cold trail; dogs attempting to catch a cold scent

Similar words: day-old

Definition: not fresh today

Usage: day-old bread is cheaper than fresh

Similar words: hard

Definition: dried out

Usage: hard dry rolls left over from the day before

Similar words: flyblown, maggoty

Definition: spoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies

Usage: flyblown meat; a sack of maggoty apricots

Similar words: limp, wilted

Definition: not firm

Usage: wilted lettuce

Similar words: moldy, mouldy, musty

Definition: covered with or smelling of mold

Usage: moldy bread; a moldy (or musty) odor

Similar words: rancid

Definition: (used of decomposing oils or fats) having a rank smell or taste usually due to a chemical change or decomposition

Usage: rancid butter; rancid bacon

Similar words: rotten

Definition: having decayed or disintegrated; usually implies foulness

Usage: dead and rotten in his grave

Similar words: tainted, corrupt

Definition: touched by rot or decay

Usage: tainted bacon; `corrupt' is archaic

Similar words: putrid

Definition: in an advanced state of decomposition and having a foul odor

Usage: horrible like raw and putrid flesh- Somerset Maugham

Similar words: putrescent

Definition: becoming putrid

Usage: a trail lined by putrescent carcasses

Synonyms: cold, dusty, moth-eaten, stale

Definition: lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new

Usage: moth-eaten theories about race; stale news

Similar words: unoriginal

Definition: not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual

Usage: the manuscript contained unoriginal emendations; his life had been unoriginal, conforming completely to the given pattern- Gwethalyn Graham

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