Idiom: Worse for wear
Meaning: If something's worse for wear, it has been used for a long time and, consequently, isn't in very good condition. A person who's worse for wear is drunk or high on drugs and looking rough.Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Fate worse than death
- Their bark is worse than their bite
- Wear sackcloth and ashes
- Bark is worse than their bite
- If the cap fits, wear it
- Worse things happen at sea
- Wear your heart on your sleeve
- Wear many hats
- If the shoe fits, wear it
- Wear the trousers
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