on skid row

Definition of on skid row

chiefly US, informal

  1. :  having no money, job, home, etc., and not able to take care of oneself You'll end up on skid row if you don't stop drinking..

Word by Word Definitions

skidplay
  1. :  one of a group of objects (such as planks or logs) used to support or elevate a structure or object

    :  a wooden fender hung over a ship's side to protect it in handling cargo

    :  a usually iron shoe or clog attached to a chain and placed under a wheel to prevent its turning when descending a steep hill :  drag

  1. :  to apply a brake or skid to :  slow or halt by a skid

    :  to haul (logs or something similar) by dragging

    :  to haul along, slide, hoist, or store on skids

  1. :  to propel a boat by means of oars

    :  to move by or as if by the propulsion of oars

    :  to propel with or as if with oars

  1. :  an act or instance of rowing

  1. :  a number of objects arranged in a usually straight line

    :  the line along which such objects are arranged

    :  way, street

  1. :  to form into rows

  1. :  a noisy disturbance or quarrel

  1. :  to engage in a row :  have a quarrel


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