One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Worn so much that holes have formed.‘my clothes are in holes’
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-wornView synonyms
- ‘I don't care if my clothes are in holes, or the curtains have shrunk or the rugs are threadbare.’
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