broken–down

adjective

Definition of broken–down

  1. :  worn-out, debilitated <a broken–down old car>

1727

First Known Use of broken–down

1727


BROKEN–DOWN Defined for English Language Learners

broken–down

adjective

Definition of broken–down for English Language Learners

  • : in a bad or weak condition because of being old, not well cared for, etc.

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