1. tr. & intr. make or grow weary.
2 tr. exhaust the patience or interest of; bore.
3 tr. (in passive; foll. by of) have had enough of; be fed up with (was tired of arguing).
Etymology: OE teorian, of unkn. orig. 2. n.1 a band of metal placed round the rim of a wheel to strengthen it.
2 US var. of TYRE.
Etymology: ME, perh. archaic tire head-dress