threadbare

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Английский Язык - Турецкий язык
yıpranmış
yırtık pırtık
(giysi/vb.) eski püskü
{s} çok eskimiş

O çok eskimiş bir takım elbise giyiyordu. - He was wearing a threadbare suit.

{s} kabak tadı veren
{s} yıpranmış giysiler içinde olan
pek eski
bayat/eskimiş
{s} bayat
{s} eski püskü
{s} (yıpranarak) tel tel olmuş/havı dökülmüş (kumaş, halı v.b.)
a threadbare joke
bayat espri
Английский Язык - Английский Язык
shabby, frayed and worn to an extent that warp threads show
banal or clichéd; trite or hackneyed
wearing clothes of threadbare material
{a} worn out, shabby, mean, shackneyd
having the nap worn away so that the threads show through; "threadbare rugs"
repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; "bromidic sermons"; "his remarks were trite and commonplace"; "hackneyed phrases"; "a stock answer"; "repeating threadbare jokes"; "parroting some timeworn axiom"; "the trite metaphor `hard as nails'"
Threadbare clothes, carpets, and other pieces of cloth look old, dull, and very thin, because they have been worn or used too much. She sat cross-legged on a square of threadbare carpet. = worn
{s} worn, ragged, frayed, shabby
Worn out; as, a threadbare subject; stale topics and threadbare quotations
Fig
Worn to the naked thread; having the nap worn off; threadbare clothes
If you describe an activity, an idea, or an argument as threadbare, you mean that it is very weak, or inadequate, or old and no longer interesting. the government's threadbare domestic policies
having the nap worn away so that the threads show through; "threadbare rugs
threadbare argument
a hackneyed assertion, a commonplace argument, trite reasoning
threadbare
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