Pronunciation of Threadbare
/θɹˈɛdbe͡ə/, /θɹˈɛdbe‍ə/, /θ_ɹ_ˈɛ_d_b_eə/

Antonyms for threadbare:


Synonyms for threadbare:

Sense 1

shabby, stereotypic, tatty, overused, warmed-over, scruffy, ratty, platitudinal, down-at-heel, stereotypical, seedy, bromidic.

Sense 2

platitudinous, sleazy, mangy, scrubby, bedraggled, dingy, Overworked, tattered, poor, Decaying, worn-out, stereotyped, corny, faded.

Sense 3

dilapidated, shoddy, decrepit.

Sense 4

stale, rundown.

Sense 6


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Other synonyms and related words:

bromidic, overused, indigent, bombed-out, scruffy, poor, musty, platitudinous, shabby, Pauperized, stereotypic, tatterdemalion, worn-out, standard, stereotypical, bedraggled, hack, hackney, down-at-the-heels, shoddy, humdrum, frayed, Overworked, ragged, Decaying, destitute, shopsoiled, ratty, seedy, famished, scrubby, stereotyped, prosaic, unglamorous, platitudinal, tattered, faded, broken-down, grungy, cobwebby, Beggared, dog-eared, dingy, down-at-heel, unglamourous, rundown, decrepit, moth-eaten, necessitous, raggedy, warmed-over, broke, dilapidated, tumbledown, sleazy, beggarly, tatty, stale, cliche, dirt-poor, needful, mangy, corny.

boring (adjective)


hackneyed (adjective)


shredded (adjective)


tattered (adjective)

raggedy, tatterdemalion.

trite, corny (adjective)

poor, stale, stock, well-worn, tired, moth-eaten, hackneyed, commonplace, overused, stereotyped, musty, banal.

worn, frayed (adjective)

ratty, shabby, ragged, seedy, dilapidated, dog-eared, beat up, tattered, scruffy, worn-out, timeworn, shopworn, dingy, faded.

Sense 5 (noun)

ratty, faded, bedraggled, down-at-heel, tatty, sleazy, rundown, scruffy, decrepit, mangy, seedy, broken-down, tattered, scrubby, dilapidated, dingy, Decaying, shoddy, shabby.

Sense 6 (noun)

stale, stereotyped, corny, platitudinous, warmed-over, Overworked, platitudinal, stereotypical, worn-out, overused, bromidic, musty, stereotypic.

ragged (noun)

seedy, shabby, ragged.

threadbare (noun)

timeworn, shopworn, stock, commonplace, trite, unoriginal, banal, tired, hackneyed, well-worn, worn.

trite (noun)

stale, poor.

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