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Definitions by Wordnik

  1. (verb-intransitive) To grow weary.
  2. (verb-intransitive) To grow bored or impatient.
  3. (verb-transitive) To diminish the strength or energy of; fatigue.
  4. (verb-transitive) To exhaust the interest or patience of; bore.
  5. (noun) A covering for a wheel, usually made of rubber reinforced with cords of nylon, fiberglass, or other material and filled with compressed air.
  6. (noun) A hoop of metal or rubber fitted around a wheel.
  7. (verb-transitive) To adorn or attire.
  8. (noun) Attire.
  9. (noun) A headband or headdress.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. He winds up in rural Lillehammer, Norway, site of the 1994 Winter Olympic showdown between Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan the only linkage one could dream up might be the term "tire iron". - The Short List: Steven Van Zandt Goes to Norway in 'Lilyhammer'
  2. The goal of this tire is to bite into loose or muddy surface areas for maximum traction and propel the vehicle forward. - Get The Most Out Of A New Set of Truck Tires
  3. Because the tire is very unusual, none was available in Guadalajara, Morelia, or Mexico City. - Traveling Mexico's Cuotas (Toll Roads)
  4. Imagine being a kid of six, not particularly tall, struggling through a foot of snow and looking like the Michelin tire man. - Hated Winter: From Snow to Rainforest « Colleen Anderson
  5. The book series that I could read over and over again and never tire is the Black Dagger Brotherhood by J.R. Ward. - Countdown to Branded By Fire: 1 day to go!

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