Definition of 'moth-eaten'
Example sentences containing 'moth-eaten'
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Bam-bam's moth-eaten eyebrows waggled with pleasure at Crook's appearance. STAGE FRIGHT (2002)The so-called `special relationship" always looks moth-eaten when we're in office. THE ENDLESS GAME (2002)Ellen shivered, a lovely sight even when she's indianed in a moth-eaten blanket. THE TARTAN RINGERS (2002)
She tugged some moth-eaten curtain her way and pinned it to the back of the case with her knee. THE RHYTHM SECTION (2002)
Trends of 'moth-eaten'
Used Rarely. moth-eaten is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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