down-and-outer

n. phr.
A person who has lost everything and is penniless.

Joe goes from shelter to shelter asking for food and a place to sleep; he's become a regular down-and-outer.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • down-and-outer — {n. phr.} A person who has lost everything and is penniless. * /Joe goes from shelter to shelter asking for food and a place to sleep; he s become a regular down and outer./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • down-and-outer — {n. phr.} A person who has lost everything and is penniless. * /Joe goes from shelter to shelter asking for food and a place to sleep; he s become a regular down and outer./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • down-and-outer — down and out·er …   English syllables

  • down-and-outer — noun see down and out II, 1 * * * downˈ and outˈer noun • • • Main Entry: ↑down …   Useful english dictionary

  • down-and-outer — noun see down and out …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • down-and-outer — noun Someone who is down and out …   Wiktionary

  • down-and-outer — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun An impoverished person: beggar, down and out, have not, indigent, pauper. See RICH …   English dictionary for students

  • down-and-out — /down euhnd owt , euhn/, adj. 1. without any money, or means of support, or prospects; destitute; penniless. 2. without physical strength or stamina; disabled; incapacitated. 3. too physically weakened by repeated defeats to qualify as a… …   Universalium

  • down-and-out — I noun a person who is destitute he tried to help the down and out • Hypernyms: ↑poor person, ↑have not II adjective lacking resources (or any prospect of resources) • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Down and Out in Paris and London — For the album, see Down and Out in Paris and London (album). Down and Out in Paris and London   …   Wikipedia


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