Synonyms of stale in English:

stale


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adjective

1‘stale bread’

SYNONYMS

dry, dried out, hard, hardened, old, past its best, past its sell-by date

off, mouldy, rotten, decayed, unfresh, rancid, rank

ANTONYMS

fresh

2‘stale air’

SYNONYMS

stuffy, close, musty, fusty, unfresh, stagnant, frowzy

British frowsty, fuggy

3‘stale beer’

SYNONYMS

flat, sour, insipid, tasteless, turned, spoiled, off

4‘the jokes are a bit stale for real belly laughs’

SYNONYMS

hackneyed, tired, worn out, overworked, threadbare, warmed-up, banal, trite, stock, stereotyped, clichéd, run-of-the-mill, commonplace, platitudinous, unoriginal, derivative, unimaginative, uninspired, flat

out of date, outdated, outmoded, passé, archaic, obsolete, defunct, antiquated

North American warmed-over

informal old hat, corny, out of the ark, played out, past their sell-by date, hacky

ANTONYMS

original