Synonyms of moth-eaten


1. moth-eaten, ratty, shabby, tatty, worn (vs. new)

usage: showing signs of wear and tear; "a ratty old overcoat"; "shabby furniture"; "an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains"

2. moth-eaten, mothy, worn (vs. new)

usage: worn or eaten away by (or as if by) moths; "moth-eaten blankets"

3. cold, stale, dusty, moth-eaten, unoriginal (vs. original)

usage: lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new; "moth-eaten theories about race"; "stale news"

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