[ klapt-out ]
/ ˈklæptˈaʊt /
adjective British Informal.
(of machinery or appliances) worn-out; dilapidated.
(of a person) exhausted; fatigued.
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- clapham sect,
- clapped out,
- clapper bridge,
- clapper rail,
Origin of clapped-out
First recorded in 1945–50
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