washed-up


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washed-up

(wŏsht′ŭp′, wôsht′-)
adj.
No longer successful or needed; finished: a washed-up comedian.

washed′-up′



adj. Informal.
done for; having failed.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.washed-up - doomed to extinctionwashed-up - doomed to extinction      
unsuccessful - not successful; having failed or having an unfavorable outcome

washed-up

adjective
No longer effective, capable, or valuable:
Informal: kaput.
Idioms: at the end of the line, over the hill, past one's prime.
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