down-and-out

[ doun-uh nd-out, -uh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF down-and-out

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DOWN-AND-OUT

I'm on my uppers for fair this time—eligible for the down-and-out club.

Or by bold combinations: down-and-out, up-state, flat-footed.

Of course Garrison had been to the dogs during the past year—what down-and-out jockey has not gone there?

And the speculators on the inside graduate to the down-and-out class if they play long enough.

But that was nothin' to the down-and-out slump I found him in next night, when I goes around for my writin' lesson and so on.

Had about as much sympathy for a down-and-out, Steele did, as you'd find milk in a turnip.

A man's a millionaire to-day and a member of the down-and-out club to-morrow.

There was business to be managed—no dillydallying in this day and generation, unless one would join the down-and-out club!

Fane spoke up languidly: "It rather looks as though we were the down-and-out delegation at present; doesn't it, Orchil?"

I went on down the street feeling almost like a man again and not a down-and-out ex-convict.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DOWN-AND-OUT

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.