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English definition of “clapped out”

clapped out

adjective     mainly UK informal
describes machines that are old and no longer work well: [before noun] She drives a clapped-out old Mini .In bad condition describes people who are very tired or unhealthy : I felt too clapped out to go to aerobics last night .Tired and making tired
(Definition of clapped out adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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