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warmed-over

[wawrmd-oh-ver] /ˈwɔrmdˈoʊ vər/
adjective
1.
(of cooked foods) heated again:
warmed-over stew.
2.
reworked or repeated without enthusiasm or introduction of new ideas; stale:
a warmed-over version of an old show.
Origin of warmed-over
1885-1890
1885-90
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  • Ashes were graying again over the embers long after he had boiled his pot of coffee and put away his can of warmed-over beans.

    Claim Number One George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  • Having breakfasted heartily on sourdough flapjacks, warmed-over baked beans and coffee, they were ready for anything.

    On the Yukon Trail Roy J. Snell
  • It was one of those gentle, warmed-over summer days and the air was mild and filled with little whispers.

    Jane Journeys On Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • This she would eat while old man Minick guiltily supped up his cup of warmed-over broth, or his coddled egg.

    Gigolo Edna Ferber
  • She's a nice little thing, and deserves something better than a warmed-over heart.

    More Tish Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Hetty was dishing out fragrant, warmed-over stew into three lunch dishes on the table.

    Make Mine Homogenized Rick Raphael
  • We weren't used to strong coffee, and these warmed-over grounds were much better than Kaffee-Ersatz.

    Germany in War Time Mary Ethel McAuley
  • warmed-over dinners are good enough in their place, but when we pay the same price, we have a right to be dainty.

    Alone Marion Harland

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