down-and-out

adjective

Definition of down-and-out

2 : physically weakened or incapacitated

down-and-out

or down-and-outer noun

First Known Use of down-and-out

1901

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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DOWN-AND-OUT Defined for English Language Learners

down-and-out

Definition of down-and-out for English Language Learners

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



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