What is another word for threadbare?

701 synonyms found


[ θɹˈɛdbe͡ə], [ θɹˈɛdbe‍ə], [ θ_ɹ_ˈɛ_d_b_eə]

Related words: seams and features, threads and yarns and fabric, threadbare clothes, a threadbare jacket, threads and eyes, needles and pins

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How to use "Threadbare" in context?

There is something inexpressibly sad about a person who is threadbare, a term that usually refers to someone who has little or no clothing or accessories. It suggests a sense of insecurity or a lack of financial stability. In fact, threadbare can also refer to a person or thing that is worn or used only partially or inadequately. In other words, it's not just a lack of clothes; it's a lack of depth, of soul.

There's something to be said for a life that is full of richness and depth. It's encouraging to see someone who is comfortable in their skin and confident in their abilities.

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