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

  • adj. Lacking funds, resources, or prospects; destitute.
  • adj. Incapacitated; prostrate.
  • n. One who is down-and-out.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Alternative spelling of down and out.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. impoverished; -- usually implying a state of dejection as well.
  • adj. physically weak.
  • n. a person who is destitute.

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

  • adj. lacking resources (or any prospect of resources)
  • n. a person who is destitute


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