Meaning of “sunk” in the English Dictionary

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us /sʌŋk/

sunk (SINK)

past simple and past participle of sink

sunkadjective [ not gradable ]

us /sʌŋk/ infml

sunk adjective [ not gradable ] (IN TROUBLE)

experiencing serious trouble, or unable to solve a problem:

If I had to pay off that debt, I’d be sunk.

(Definition of “sunk” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)