beaten-up
beaten-up eaten-up adj. worn by use into a deplorable condition. the beaten-up old Ford

Syn: battered, beat-up, bedraggled, broken-down, dilapidated, ramshackle, tumble-down, unsound. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • beaten-up — adjective INFORMAL BEAT UP …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • beaten-up — adjective damaged by blows or hard usage a battered old car the beaten up old Ford • Syn: ↑battered, ↑beat up • Similar to: ↑damaged * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • beaten-up — ADJ GRADED: ADJ n A beaten up car or other object is old and in bad condition. Her sandals were old and somewhat beaten up, but very comfortable. Syn: battered …   English dictionary

  • beaten-up — /bitn ˈʌp/ (say beetn up) adjective showing the signs of wear and minor damage: a beaten up old car …   Australian English dictionary

  • beaten-up — adj. Beaten up is used with these nouns: ↑sneaker …   Collocations dictionary

  • beaten-up — UK / US adjective informal beat up …   English dictionary

  • beaten up — hit and battered, injured from repeated blows …   English contemporary dictionary

  • battered beat-up beaten-up bedraggled broken-down dilapidated ramshackle tumble-down unsound — damaged damaged (d[a^]m [asl]jd), adj. 1. changed so as to reduce value, function, or other desirable trait; usually not used of persons. Opposite of {undamaged}. [Narrower terms: {battered, beat up, beaten up, bedraggled, broken down,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beaten — /beet n/, adj. 1. formed or shaped by blows; hammered: a dish of beaten brass. 2. much trodden; commonly used: a beaten path. 3. defeated; vanquished; thwarted. 4. overcome by exhaustion; fatigued by hard work, intense activity, etc. 5. (of food) …   Universalium

  • beaten — adjective 1) the beaten team Syn: defeated, losing, unsuccessful, conquered, bettered, vanquished, trounced, routed, overcome, overwhelmed, overpowered, overthrown, bested, subdued, quashed, crushed, broken …   Thesaurus of popular words

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