Meaning of “down-and-out” in the English Dictionary

"down-and-out" in British English

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down-and-outadjective

uk /ˌdaʊn.əˈnaʊt/ us /ˌdaʊn.əˈnaʊt/
down-and-out
noun [ C ] uk us UK

a person who has no money and no home

(Definition of “down-and-out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)