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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Thread as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

2 December 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 19 answers for the crossword clue 'Thread', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Thread a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Thread as an answer itself some 132 times.

Thread is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Saturday, 11 December 2021 with the answer being NYLON, we also found NYLON to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Thread', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Thread' and give you a hint.

  • The raised helical rib going around a screw
  • The connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together; "I couldn't follow his train of thought"; "he lost the thread of his argument"
  • Any long object resembling a thin line; "a mere ribbon of land"; "the lighted ribbon of traffic"; "from the air the road was a grey thread"; "a thread of smoke climbed upward"
  • Remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string; "She had her eyebrows threaded"
  • Thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"; "thread dried cranberries"
  • Pass a thread through; "thread a needle"
  • Pass through or into; "thread tape"; "thread film"
  • A fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
  • To move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course; "the river winds through the hills"; "the path meanders through the vineyards"; "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body"


We found 3 anagrams for the word 'Thread'.

  • dearth An insufficient quantity or number
  • hatred The emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action
  • rathed

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

A golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his hooking"

Empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; "that's a lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz"

The act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant"

5 Letters

A leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth

A strong tightly twisted cotton thread (usually made of long-staple cotton)

A synthetic fabric

Female ruff

Form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted"

Pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric

6 Letters

Fabric woven from cotton fibers

An insufficient quantity or number

Notion consisting of a narrow strip of fine material used for trimming

Line consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable

Stringed instruments that are played with a bow; "the strings played superlatively well"

Be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage; "She cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?"

7 Letters

An aimless amble on a winding course

8 Letters

A thin wire (usually tungsten) that is heated white hot by the passage of an electric current

11 Letters

The raised helical rib going around a screw

14 Letters

The connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together; "I couldn't follow his train of thought"; "he lost the thread of his argument"

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