Translation of "threadbare" - English-Spanish dictionary

threadbare

adjective uk /ˈθred.beər/ us /-ber/

Threadbare material or clothes have become thin or damaged because they have been used a lot.

gastado
a threadbare coat

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

trillado
a threadbare excuse

(Translation of “threadbare” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)