beat-up

[beet-uhp]
adjective
1.
Informal. dilapidated; in poor condition from use: a beat-up old jalopy.
noun
2.
the warpwise count of tufts of pile in the warp of carpets.

Origin:
1935–40; adj., noun use of verb phrase beat up

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beat-up

adjective
damaged by blows or hard usage; "a battered old car"; "the beaten-up old Ford" [syn: battered
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Example sentences
She was three months behind on payments for her beat-up car.
Goodbye, supposedly retro but really pretty beat-up old tea canister.
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