шитый белыми нитками

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally, “sewn of white thread.” Calque of French cousu de fil blanc.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈʂɨtɨj ˈbʲelɨmʲɪ ˈnʲitkəmʲɪ]

Participle[edit]

ши́тый бе́лыми ни́тками (šítyj bélymi nítkami)

  1. (figuratively) blatantly obvious, poorly concealed (of a lie, secret, story plot, etc.)