chiefly British
: worn-out
also : tired

Word History

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of clapped-out was in 1946

Dictionary Entries Near clapped-out

Cite this Entry

“Clapped-out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clapped-out. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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