What is another word for thrums?

Pronunciation: [θɹˈʌmz] (IPA)

Thrums are the leftover yarn strands that hang loose from the edges of a woven fabric. There are several synonyms that can be used to describe these strands, including fringes, tassels, wisps, and threads. Fringes are strands that are looped or knotted together at the end of a fabric, while tassels are longer strands that are often used as decorative accents on clothing or household items. Wisps are thin and fragile strands that are easily frayed and may be seen as a nuisance. Threads generally refer to any thin strands of material used for sewing, but can also be used to describe the loose yarn strands on a woven fabric.

What are the hypernyms for Thrums?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for thrums?

Thrums are threads, fibres or strands that have become loose or unraveled from a woven fabric or textile. The antonyms for thrums may include words such as seamless, intact, unbroken, unfrayed, whole, complete, solid, sound, sturdy, and undamaged. While thrums typically signify an unravelled or frayed fabric, antonyms represent the opposite, suggesting that the garment or textile is in excellent condition. For instance, a seamless dress looks elegant, a sturdy sweater will keep you warm, and an unbroken blanket will provide you with comfort. Thus, such antonyms help us identify the state of an object in a more precise way.

What are the antonyms for Thrums?

Usage examples for Thrums

But they are pushing on to "victory and peace," and each soldier with aeolian melodies marches to his own accompaniment while the evening breeze softly thrums its anthem of divine love.
"See America First"
Orville O. Hiestand
Sometimes he even thrums a little on the piano, and takes a part in a trio, in which his voice can generally be distinguished by a certain quavering tone, and an occasional false note.
"Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists"
Washington Irving
Why I came to Wenbourne-Hill with thrums immee pouch.
"Anna St. Ives"
Thomas Holcroft

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