from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A house or other dwelling that is badly in need of repair, usually for sale at a low price.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun US A house, property, car, or other object that needs to be fixed up or repaired, often purchased as an investment.
  • noun A person who tinkers or fixes things up.

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

  • noun a house or other dwelling in need of repair (usually offered for sale at a low price)


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