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Definition of "wore" []

  • Past tense of wear. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "wore" in a sentence
  • "As the term wore on, I found myself wondering how long I could last."
  • "As the term wore on, it turned out that Christopher was a hard worker."
  • "Even before the shock of Chicago Mayor Richard Daley's announcement that he would not be seeking another term wore off -- many people turned their attention to White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel."