down-and-out

down-and-out

[doun-uhnd-out, -uhn]
adjective
1.
without any money, or means of support, or prospects; destitute; penniless.
2.
without physical strength or stamina; disabled; incapacitated.
3.
too physically weakened by repeated defeats to qualify as a competent professional boxer.
noun
4.
Also, down-and-outer. a person who is down-and-out.

Origin:
1885–90, Americanism

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down-and-out
 
adj
1.  without any means of livelihood; impoverished and, often, socially outcast
 
n
2.  a person who is destitute and, often, homeless; a social outcast or derelict

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