down-and-out
down-and-out down-and-out adj. 1. impoverished; -- usually implying a state of dejection as well. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

2. physically weak.

Syn: down-and-out. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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