down-and-out

adjective

Definition of down-and-out

2 : physically weakened or incapacitated

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down-and-out or down-and-outer noun

First Known Use of down-and-out

1894, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of down-and-out was in 1894

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“Down-and-out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/down-and-out. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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down-and-out

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of down-and-out

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

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