Definition of “tap out something/someone” - English Dictionary


“tap out something/someone” in American English

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tap out something/someone

phrasal verb with tap us /tæp/ verb [ I/T ] -pp-

to use everything that is available, or to get all the money that you can from someone:

After paying our daughter's college tuition, we're tapped out.

(Definition of “tap out something/someone” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)