Stale – meaning of the word and examples

No longer new or fresh, usually as a result of being kept for too long. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Not fresh and new; boring because too familiar. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Used to describe someone who has lost interest in what they are doing because of being bored or working too hard: (Cambridge Dictionary)

(of food) no longer fresh and pleasant to eat; hard, musty, or dry. (Oxford Dictionaries)

No longer new and interesting or exciting. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Tasteless or unpalatable from age. (Merriam – Webster)

Tedious from familiarity. (Merriam – Webster)

Examples

Stale Bread

https://www.recipetips.com/glossary-term/t–38156/stale-bread.asp

Why does food get stale over time?

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/experts-why-does-food-get-stale/

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