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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Slang Damaged or worn because of neglect or heavy use.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Worn out by overuse; in a state of disrepair
  • n. An artificially or disingenuously manufactured outcry, usually in the media.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. same as beaten-up.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression
  • v. gather
  • adj. damaged by blows or hard usage

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