Definition of stale:
- A prostitute.
tedious, trite, arid, high, colorless, dull, ho-hum, blase, unenthusiastic, spoilt, dried, shopworn, restless, warmed-over, clichéd, inedible, obligatory, fed up, taste, hard, unpalatable, dreary, bored, mawkish, insensate, dry, weary, stereotypical, moldy, rancid, nasty, tired, mothy, monotonous, stereotypic, cold, maggoty, ratty, stupid, cobwebby, inhuman, trivial, wearying, overworked, platitudinous, tame, limp, corny, cliché, mouldy, old, uninteresting, well-worn, tiring, funky, mind-numbing, icky, malodorous, hack, sour, listless, bromidic, overused, wilted, numbing, boring, moth-eaten, fetid, hackneyed, tiresome, platitudinal, slow, drudging, world-weary, stereotyped, solid, ponderous, commonplace, apathetic, bad, drab, spoiled, usual, smelly, threadbare, timeworn, addled, monochromatic, jading, indifferent, leaden, acrid, musty, day-old, worn-out, frigid, excite, heavy, cold-blooded, fusty, humdrum, pedestrian, dust-covered, uninspired, shabby, flyblown, unexciting, wearisome, hackney, stodgy, stuffy, frowzy, tatty, dusty.
- "Fairy Prince and Other Stories", Eleanor Hallowell Abbott.
- "The Dark Flower", John Galsworthy.
- "Lady Audley's Secret", Mary Elizabeth Braddon.