Meaning: If something wears off, it gradually loses its effect.
- wear off The pain medication started to wear off, so I began to feel the pain again.
- wear off The excitement of working in a new company soon wore off, and it became just like any other job.
Nouns often used as subjects with wear off: pills, alcohol, drugs, feeling, excitement, novelty, effect
When the sleeping pills wear off, she will
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Contributor: Matt Errey