tapped out
adjective Date: 1950 1. out of money ; broke 2. spent, exhausted <
tapped out after months on the road
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  • tapped out — adjective Having no money, broke, penniless Syn: skint See Also: on the tap …   Wiktionary

  • tapped out — 1. adj. broke; having no money 2. adj. tired; fatigued; exhausted …   English slang

  • tapped — [taept] 1. AND tapped out mod. broke. □ The consumer is just about tapped. Don’t expect much buying in that sector. □ I’m tapped out. Nothing left for you or anybody else this month. 2. AND tapped out mod. exhausted. □ I need a na …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • tapped — adjective in a condition for letting out liquid drawn out as by piercing or drawing a plug latex from tapped rubber trees • Ant: ↑untapped • Similar to: ↑abroach, ↑broached …   Useful english dictionary

  • Out Our Way — J. R. Williams Out Our Way (November 5, 1944) Out Our Way was a single panel cartoon by J. R. Williams which was syndicated for decades after it first appeared in a half dozen small market newspapers on March 20, 1922.[1] Contents …   Wikipedia

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