Translation of "threadbare" - English-Traditional 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

(藉口、論點或想法)陳舊的,老一套的
a threadbare excuse 老掉牙的藉口

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