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adj. Chiefly British Slang
Very tired; exhausted.
[From British slang knacker, to kill, wear out, tire, from knacker.]
1. exhausted; tired out
2. worn out; no longer working, esp after long or hard use
adj. Brit. Slang.
exhausted; very tired.
[1885–90; knacker to tire (attenuation of earlier sense “to kill”)]
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Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
tired - depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat"
1. exhausted, worn out, tired out, drained, beat (slang), done in (informal), all in (slang), buggered (Brit. slang), debilitated, prostrated, enervated, ready to drop, dog-tired (informal), zonked (slang), dead tired, dead beat (slang) I was absolutely knackered at the end of the match.