clapped out


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clapped out

adj
1. (clapped-out when prenominal) informal Brit and Austral and NZ (esp of machinery) worn out; dilapidated
2. Austral and NZ extremely tired; exhausted
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Adj.1.clapped out - worn from age or heavy use and no longer able to operate (of cars or machines or people)
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
worn - affected by wear; damaged by long use; "worn threads on the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the jacket"
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They were both totally clapped out, but that's just the way it is when you start out gigging before you get the breaks.