beat-up

adjective
\ ˈbēt-ˌəp How to pronounce beat-up (audio) , -ˈəp \

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First Known Use of beat-up

1863, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of beat-up was in 1863

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“Beat-up.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beat-up. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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beat-up

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How to pronounce beat-up (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of beat-up

informal : old and badly worn or damaged

beat-up

adjective
\ ˈbēt-ˌəp \

Kids Definition of beat-up

: badly worn or damaged by use or neglect a beat-up old car

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