Threadbare Meaning

There are 2 meaning(s) for word Threadbare

Threadbare Meaning 1 : repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse

    Example : repeating threadbare jokes

    Synonyms : banal,  commonplace,  hackneyed,  old-hat,  shopworn,  stock,  timeworn,  tired,  trite,  well-worn
Threadbare Meaning 2 : having the nap worn away so that the threads show through

    Example : threadbare rugs