clapped-out

[ klapt-out ]
/ ˈklæptˈaʊt /

adjective British Informal.

(of machinery or appliances) worn-out; dilapidated.
(of a person) exhausted; fatigued.

Nearby words

  1. clap-net,
  2. clapboard,
  3. clapham sect,
  4. clapometer,
  5. clapped out,
  6. clapper,
  7. clapper bridge,
  8. clapper rail,
  9. clapperboard,
  10. clapperclaw

Origin of clapped-out

First recorded in 1945–50

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