Threadbare - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Threadbare.

RATTY
SHABBY
TATTERED
WORN
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RATTY
  1. dirty and infested with rats
  2. showing signs of wear and tear; "a ratty old overcoat"; "shabby furniture"; "an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains"
  3. of or characteristic of rats
SHABBY
  1. showing signs of wear and tear; "a ratty old overcoat"; "shabby furniture"; "an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains"
  2. mean and unworthy and despicable; "shabby treatment"
TATTERED
  1. ruined or disrupted; "our shattered dreams of peace and prosperity"; "a tattered remnant of its former strength"; "my torn and tattered past"
  2. worn to shreds; or wearing torn or ragged clothing; "a man in a tattered shirt"; "the tattered flag"; "tied up in tattered brown paper"; "a tattered barefoot boy"; "a tatterdemalion prince"
WORN
  1. have or show an appearance of; "wear one's hair in a certain way"
  2. showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering
  3. have on one's person; "He wore a red ribbon"; "bear a scar"
  4. affected by wear; damaged by long use; "worn threads on the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the jacket"
  5. put clothing on one's body; "What should I wear today?"; "He put on his best suit for the wedding"; "The princess donned a long blue dress"; "The queen assumed the stately robes"; "He got into his jeans"
  6. be dressed in; "She was wearing yellow that day"
  7. exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"
  8. deteriorate through use or stress; "The constant friction wore out the cloth"
  9. last and be usable; "This dress wore well for almost ten years"
  10. have in one's aspect; wear an expression of one's attitude or personality; "He always wears a smile"
Clue Database Last Updated: 23/09/2019 9:00am

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