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out at elbows

phrase
variants: or out at the elbows

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1 wearing torn or worn-out clothes
  • He was a bit out at elbows until the church took him in.

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2 lacking money or material possessions
  • The family was out at the elbows, yet did what they could to help others.

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out-and-out

out at elbows

outback

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“Out at elbows.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/out%20at%20elbows. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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