adjective Slang.

severely debilitated from alcohol or drugs.
physically or emotionally exhausted. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for strung-out

Contemporary Examples of strung-out

  • That cosmic PR agent, Mercury, in Scorpio, from Thursday, tempts you to spin yourself as the strung-out genius.

    The Daily Beast logo
    The Stars Predict Your Week

    Starsky + Cox

    October 9, 2011

Historical Examples of strung-out

  • "Draw a card, then," Dave commanded, touching the strung-out pack.

    Bulldog Carney

    W. A. Fraser

  • He sauntered along, threading the strung-out crowd, and I noticed that his course and mine would cross each other.

    The Road

    Jack London

  • Them strung-out, trained-to-a-hair, high-falutin girls never did fetch me.

    Bunch Grass

    Horace Annesley Vachell