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  1. Short of money; penniless; broke: He happens to be strapped financially (1857+)
  2. : We never had a word for carrying a gun. Today, that is what ''strapped'' means/ They exist in a world of ''strapped'' (gun-wielding) teenagers (1990s+)

[strap, ''credit, tick,'' in the financial sense is found by 1828]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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