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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 (adjective) 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