up the spout

idiom

Definition of up the spout

British, informal
used to describe something that has completely failed, been ruined, etc. The economy's up the spout.His marriage is going up the spout.

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“Up the spout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/up%20the%20spout. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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