Translation of "threadbare" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

threadbare

adjective (WEAK) 弱的 uk us /ˈθred.beər/ US  /-ber/

A threadbare excuse, argument or idea is not strong and no longer persuades people because it is old or has been used too much

(借口、论点或想法)陈旧的,老一套的
a threadbare excuse 老掉牙的借口

(Translation of “threadbare adjective (WEAK)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)