other words for wear thin
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
For the first rapture of the astonishing news was beginning to wear thin, and doubt was appearing in spots.
He's gone: come, sweet, let's to church immediately, that I may go and take my revenge: I'll make him wear thin breeches.
It is unwise to wear thin, transparent stockings on a cold day.
It began to wear off and wear thin, first in one place and then in another, the rising sun helping to melt it.
Under such circumstances tempers often wear thin, and a habit of bickering takes possession of a mess.
Only you must believe, because I tell it you, that your mother's love will never grow old or wear thin.
We wear the dresses new in cold weather then they wear thin for summer.
Then there were no boots for the soldiers, who were forced to wear thin canvas leggings with leather soles.
The best material for tea and glass-cloths, is a sheet which has begun to wear thin.
Elderly men, or those subject to rheumatism, will do well to wear thin flannel suits.