English to Afrikaans Meaning :: stale

Stale :
- verjaarstaledstalenessStalesstaling

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Verb(1) urinate, of cattle and horses
Adjective(1) lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age(2) lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new

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(1) And, even though he had a job, her son was sometimes forced to eat baked beans on stale bread because he could not afford to buy a fresh loaf.(2) Originally, Kye was way more hotter in my mind, but when I wrote him, he turned into a worry-wart with a stale personality.(3) You can enjoy this formula for a while - it does not really matter which bands you first became interested in, any will do - but it becomes stale .(4) The second defendants have had to deal with stale claims and have been handicapped by the absence of potentially relevant documents after the warehouse fire.(5) Firm flesh is a good indicator - flesh that appears to be separating into flakes is beginning to stale .(6) Never add food to a dish that has old food in it; throw the stale food out, wash the dish and replenish it with fresh food.(7) Circus acts have grown so mundane, stale and outdated that animal acts are now the only way of attracting the publics' attention.(8) Director, Eisner, deserves credit, too, for delivering a film that seems fresh and exciting, rather than stale and formulaic.(9) The Nolans live on all the different foods that Katie makes from stale bread.(10) As Evelyn Waugh says on the back of all the Penguin editions, ÔÇÿMr Wodehouse's idyllic world can never stale .ÔÇÖ(11) Crusts of stale bread which would otherwise have been thrown out were left on the bridges, to be seized quickly by the diving birds.(12) Large pots, merciless heat and a few decrepit plastic chairs and buckets fill her small tent, while bits of stale food cover the floor.(13) Shopping centres, cinemas, high streets, motorways, schools - it seems that no matter where you go, greasy food and stale buns are increasingly on the menu.(14) Also, barley breads stale quickly, because they lack the water-retaining powers of the gluten network in wheat or the natural gums in rye.(15) He quotes five passages of bad English, in all of which he finds two common qualities: stale imagery and lack of precision.(16) Simply, Le Guen believes every coach has a shelf-life of three or four years at any one club before he grows stale and people turn against him.
Related Words
(1) stale bread ::
ou brood
(2) stale air ::
ou lug
(3) stale food ::
verjaar kos
1. old ::
2. stuffy ::
3. flat ::
4. hackneyed ::
5. cold ::
1. fresh ::
2. new ::
3. novel ::
4. original ::
Different Forms
stale, staled, staleness, stales, staling
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Do you have any stale ones from yesterday?
Or any burnt ones?

Do you have any STALE ones from yesterday? Or any burnt ones?

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 9

Stale pastry is hollow succor
to a man who is bereft of ostrich.

Stale pastry is hollow succor to a man who is bereft of ostrich.

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 19

The competition has become a bit stale.

The competition has become a bit STALE.

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 1

Yeah, it\'s delicious.
The sarcasm\'s a little stale, though.

Yeah, it's delicious. The sarcasm's a little STALE, though.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 17

Piña colada?
More like stale bubblegum.

Piña colada? More like STALE bubblegum.

Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 7

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