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What was your initial read on this premise, making the washed-up child star a horse?

One small swing for a washed up former heartthrob, one giant victory for mankind.

The outspoken Oscar-nominated character actor plays a washed-up music manager in the lovely musical Begin Again.

But his career never reached those heights again and by 1946, he seemed washed up.

Dick Diver begins as the graceful, competent king of the Riviera and ends as a washed-up drunk, estranged from everyone he loves.

The servants had cleared away and washed up the dinner-things, and had dined themselves.

He took the things noiselessly into the kitchen, shut the door, and master of the kitchen and scullery washed up.

So I washed up the buggy and hitched up the horse and come right out.

Yes, I'm sorry to say that one of the bodies washed up is that of the person who sat next to you.

Together they washed up the dishes, then Robert hung the dish-towel out of the window to dry, and took off his apron.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to washed-up, such as: broken-down, come to an end, concluded, done, done for, and done with.

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