Today's Word of the Day means...
Penniless and hopeless; destitute: When you're down and out, remember what did it
[1889+; fr the condition of a fighter who is knocked down unconscious]
downer (1960s+ Narcotics)verb
[cool and teenager senses perhaps fr jazz musicians' terms like low down and down and dirty used to praise gutbucket and other jazz when especially well played]