Does the fabric appear threadbare in places?
If you or someone you know is the type of man who does not throw his underwear out until the pair is threadbare and has more holes than a sieve, men's nylon tricot briefs may just be the way to go.
For women who had spent several years wearing threadbare pajamas or chemises to bed, this was an unheard of opulence, and happily embraced.
A degenerate society cared nothing for syllogisms grown threadbare by repetition.
Yet there is a certain difference between this and the work of a poor artist whose designs are threadbare.