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English definition of “clapped out”

clapped out

adjective uk   mainly UK informal us  
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
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