Definition of in holes in English:

in holes

phrase

  • Worn so much that holes have formed.

    ‘my clothes are in holes’
    • ‘I don't care if my clothes are in holes, or the curtains have shrunk or the rugs are threadbare.’
    shabby, well worn, worn, worn to shreds, threadbare, tattered, in tatters, in ribbons, in rags, in holes, holey, falling to pieces, falling apart at the seams, ragged, frayed, patched, moth-eaten, faded, seedy, shoddy, sorry, scruffy, dilapidated, crumbling, broken-down, run down, tumbledown, decrepit, deteriorated, on its last legs, having seen better days, time-worn
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