wear off, out
wear off or wear out
- Something that deteriorates or changes by wearing
- Something that diminishes slowly due to washing, getting scrapped and rubbed.
- A garment that can no longer be used.
- Time, effect or age which passes tediously and slowly.
- Obsolete or out of fashion.
- Gradual wasting of a garment.
- Deteriorating quality.
- Weakening, waning or declining.
- That garment is completely worn out. Why don’t you just throw it away?
- I was drugged through the operation but now it seems to be wearing off.
- Don’t wear off that shirt, it is my favourite.
- I was forced to throw away that dress because it was so badly worn out.
- My heels are worn out so I cannot walk with you at this speed.
- There was so little to say to each other, time wore out.
- The fabric is great right now but will wear off with time.
- My wedding dress is completely worn out I get so upset every time that I think about it.
- If you would have kept it safe, your wedding dress would not have worn out.
- Her makeup was worn out by the time she even got to the stage.
The origin of this phrase is not available.