- tired «tyrd», adjective.1. weary; wearied; fatigued; exhausted: »
The team was tired, but each boy continued to play as hard as he could. Figurative. His suit always looked a bit tired after he had worn it all week.╂[originally, past participle of tire1]–tired´ly, adverb.–tired´ness, noun.Synonym Study 1 Tired, weary, exhausted mean drained of strength, energy, or power of endurance. Tired is the general word: »
I am tired, but I must get back to work.Weary means feeling worn out and unable to go on: »
Weary shoppers wait for buses and streetcars.Exhausted implies without enough energy left to be able to go on: »
Exhausted by near starvation and bitter winds, the man lay in a stupor.-tired,combining form. having _____tires: »
A rubber-tired vehicle = a vehicle having rubber tires.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.