Definition of 'threadbare'
Example sentences containing 'threadbare'
Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2011) The Sun (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The methodology cobbled together by central banks and other financial regulators across Europe looks threadbare.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Midfield looking a little threadbare?The Sun (2015) The Sun (2014)
There were'great arguments' over a threadbare carpet in the library.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
This is a club with boundless potential, but a split personality, with a strong team and a threadbare squad.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Players have been released, leaving a threadbare squad, and the future of the academy is up in the air.The Sun (2013)
For some years now, the chief executive's excuse that his or her job is simply to deliver for shareholders has looked increasingly threadbare.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Definition of threadbare from the Collins English Dictionary