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Word: STALE

The word STALE has appeared in at least 277 clues on different crosswords.

STALE definition(s):

  • urinate, of cattle and horses
  • showing deterioration from age
  • lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new
  • no longer new; uninteresting

Clue(s)
All played out
All too familiar
Banal
Banal.
Blah
Boring
Cliche-ridden
Cliched
Clich
Clich
Commonplace
Commonplace.
Comparatively unoriginal
Dated
Days-old
Done to death
Dry
"Dry, as bread"
"Dull legates, e.g., depart"
"Dusty, fusty or musty"
Far from fresh
Far from original
Flat
Flat and tasteless
Flat from overuse
"Flat, as cola"
"Flat, as pop"
"Flat, as soda"
"Flat, like beer"
Flat.
Flavorless.
Fusty
Hackneyed
Hackneyed.
"Hard, as bread"
Hardly avant-garde
Hardly original
Having lost effervescence
Ho-hum
Hoary
In need of an update
In need of freshening
In need of updating
Insipid
Jejune
Kind of bread for crumbs
Kind of bread or joke
Lacking originality
"Lacking originality, as a joke"
Lacking spontaneity
Left out too long
Less than fresh
"Like ""Why did the chicken cross the road?"", joke-wise"
Like Halloween candy in December
Like Joe Miller jokes
Like a clich
Like a day-old baguette
Like a tough cookie?
Like an old bagel
Like an old bialy
Like an old cigar
Like an old joke
Like an old loaf
Like an overused joke
Like bad jokes or bad snacks
Like bread for pigeons
Like chestnuts
Like chips that have been set out too long
Like cliches
"Like crosswordese, say"
Like cut-rate bread
Like dated food
Like day-old bread
Like day-old donuts
Like days-old bread
Like dry bread
Like hard bread
"Like jokes that kids enjoy, often"
Like jokes you've heard before
Like last week's bread
Like leftover chips
Like leftover snacks
"Like many a crossword clue for the word OREO, or like old Oreos"
Like old beer
Like old bread
Like old cigarettes
Like old donuts
Like old gossip
Like old jokes
Like old news
Like old popcorn
Like old potato chips
Like old pretzels
Like old rolls
Like rock-hard bread
Like several-days-old bread
Like some bread
Like some checks... or some Chex
Like some crossword clues
Like some humor
Like some jokes
Like uncirculated air
Like unfunny jokes
Like uninspired writing
Like week-old bread
"Like week-old bread, possibly"
Like week-old doughnuts
Like yesterday's bagels
Like yesterday's baguette
Like yesterday's news
Mate of a sort
Moldy
Moth-eaten
Much-heard
Musty
No longer edible
No longer fresh
No longer in style
No longer interesting
No longer new or interesting
No longer novel
Not fresh
Not in the least fresh
Not in the least original
Not tasty.
Oft heard
Old
Old and dry
Old and worn
Old hat
Old hat.
Old news
"Old, as a joke"
Old-hat
Out of condition
Out of fashion
Out of practice
Out-of-date
Outdated
Overdone
Overfamiliar
Overtrained
Overtrained.
Overused
"Overused, as a joke"
Overused.
Passe
Pass
Pass
Past its prime
Past its sell-by date
"Past its sell-by date, perhaps"
"Past prime, breadwise"
"Past the ""Sell By"" date, perhaps"
Past the expiration date
Past the freshness date
Past the shelf date
Played out
Ready for the trash
Several-days-old
Shopworn
"Shopworn, as stories"
So yesterday
Stagnant
Stereotyped
"Stuffy, as air"
Tasteless
Tasteless.
Tedious
Tediously familiar
Thrice-told
Timeworn
Tired
Told and retold
"Told and retold, perhaps"
Told too often
"Too hard, as bread"
Too old to eat
Too-familiar
Trite
Trite.
Twice-told
Type of bread used to make croutons
Unappetizing
Unfresh
Uninteresting
Unoriginal
Used
Vapid
Vapid.
Warmed-over
Well past the sell-by date
Wheezy
Wilted
___ flavor (off-flavor)
No longer fresh
Hardly original
Well past its prime
Lacking spontaneity
Lacking spontaneity
Dated
Played out
Hardly fresh
Not fresh
Like old bread
Lacking freshness
Flat, as a soda
Mouldy
So yesterday, say
Opposite of fresh
Hackneyed
Like old bread
Overused
Like old bread
*Hackneyed
Like old rolls
Long past the shelf date
Not fresh
Musty
Hardly original
Not fresh
Like old bread
Not fresh
Not fresh
Like old bread
Not fresh
Musty
Not fresh
Past its "sell by" date, perhaps
Hackneyed
Far from avant-garde
Lacking freshness
Well past its prime
Played out
Not fresh
Like old bread
Like old bread
Like old bread
Musty
Not fresh
Not fresh
Like yesterday's donuts
Old tales get translated
Musty
Old broken slate
Like old bread
Like old bread
Lacking freshness
Not fresh
Not fresh
No longer fresh, as bread
Not fresh
Not fresh
New tales got old
Musty
Like old bread
Like old bread
Not fresh, as bread
Musty
Old tales improved
Told too often
Not fresh
Like an old bagel
Not fresh
Tired
Way past the sell-by date
Musty
Old tales are translated
Not fresh
Overused
Hackneyed
Like old bread
Not fresh
Not fresh
Not fresh
Like old bread
Not fresh

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