down-and-out

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

down-and-out (not comparable)

  1. Alternative spelling of down and out

Noun[edit]

down-and-out (plural down-and-outs)

  1. A down-and-outer.
    • 1933, The Commonweal (volume 19, page 241)
      So they have trooped forth to organize village down-and-outs and ne'er-do-wells into would-be combat units.