adjective British Informal.
(of machinery or appliances) worn-out; dilapidated.
(of a person) exhausted; fatigued.

1945–50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To clapped-out
Previous Definition: clapped out
Next Definition: clappedout
Words Near: clapped-out
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for clapped-out
More from
Search for articles containing clapped-out
More from Translator Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Example sentences
The same could be said for people who paid too much for a piece of real estate, or bought a clapped-out car for full value.
Punting on clapped-out securities is now on many a hedge fund's list of favoured strategies.
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature