• past participle of 'wear'
  • synonyms: tired, ratty, scruffy


  • She pleaded until she had 'worn' her parents 'down' and they agreed to let her go to the party.

  • I've 'worn through' two pairs of work shoes since I started this job.

  • She was 'worn out' [='exhausted'] from exercising.

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) Take my hand Lead me home Let me stand I am tired I am weak I am worn Through the storm Through the night Lord, lead me on To the light - Hey! (..)
    2014 Selma
  • (..) Yeah, but the biggest thing is getting your hair wet up. I got my hair pressed that same morning and it was wasted as soon as I hit the water. I should have worn a swim cap like Mama said. See, I asked my mama could she make my hair like Coretta Scott King had hers at the Washington March. (..)
    2014 Selma