Meaning of down-and-out
Pronunciation: (doun'und out', -un), [key]
- without any money, or means of support, or prospects; destitute; penniless.
- without physical strength or stamina; disabled; incapacitated.
- too physically weakened by repeated defeats to qualify as a competent professional boxer.
- a person who is down-and-out.
- down-and-out (Thesaurus)