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down–and–out

adjective

Simple Definition of down–and–out

  • : very poor and without hope : having no money, job, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of down–and–out

  1. 1 :  destitute, impoverished

  2. 2 :  physically weakened or incapacitated

down–and–out

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down–and–outer

noun

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